Marc Glendening is the Cultural Affairs Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs.
This week, several universities have been exposed by The Times for drawing up blacklists of books they don’t want their … Continue reading "On the preemptive cancellation of “problematic” books on campus"
The current Tory leadership contest has so far focused largely on quite specific economic differences between the contenders. Neither Liz … Continue reading "How the Culture War is creating an “offence inflation”"
There are various things at my stage of life that drive me mad. Too many to list. But my main … Continue reading "Stop saying “the liberal left” when you mean “the anti-liberal left”"
Is China’s social credit system about to make its debut in the UK? Boris Johnson’s decision to cave into the … Continue reading "Are we moving towards a woke version of the Chinese social credit system?"
During the 1970s, in the bourgeois suburbs of north-west London where I lived during a part of my childhood, youngsters … Continue reading "What type of socioeconomic system do Extinction Rebellion (XR) and Black Lives Matter (BLM) want?"
The decision by 150 Oxford dons to educationally-cancel students from Oriel college because of the college’s decision to keep the … Continue reading "Oxford students deserve better than grandstanding ‘woke’ academics"
The government appears to be suffering from a combination of advanced Doublethink and early onset of magical thinking when it … Continue reading "On free speech, the Queen’s Speech was a mixed bag"