Harrison Griffiths

Communications Officer
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Harrison is Communications Officer at the Institute of Economic Affairs. He graduated from the University of Exeter in 2021 studying politics, before getting his MA in American History and Politics from University College London.

Before joining the IEA, Harrison interned in public affairs at a trade organisation.

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Recent Posts

  • What the communitarian Right gets wrong about industrial policy

    Early last month, former Foreign Secretary William Hague praised Onward’s The Case for Conservatism, emphasising its call for an ‘active state’. … Continue reading "What the communitarian Right gets wrong about industrial policy"


  • Is climate change denial really on the rise?

    Earlier this week, the Guardian published a write-up of a report titled ‘Third of UK teenagers believe climate change exaggerated, … Continue reading "Is climate change denial really on the rise?"


  • Britain is going cashless – and that’s fine

    Britain is moving in a decidedly cashless direction. In the decade between 2012 and 2022, cash payments fell from 54 … Continue reading "Britain is going cashless – and that’s fine"


  • How zero-sum thinking leads to zero-sum policies

    Two new batches of data have emerged in recent weeks studying peoples’ tendency to think in zero-sum terms. One piece … Continue reading "How zero-sum thinking leads to zero-sum policies"


  • The problem with ‘everything-bagel’ YIMBYism

    Earlier this year, progressive columnist Ezra Klein wrote a column criticising ‘everything-bagel liberalism’ (by “liberalism”, Klein meant left wing progressivism, … Continue reading "The problem with ‘everything-bagel’ YIMBYism"


  • Protection, containment, and restitution – a liberal vision of criminal justice

    Increasing crime rates are always cause for concern, but the UK’s pathetically low rates of crime solving are making the … Continue reading "Protection, containment, and restitution – a liberal vision of criminal justice"


  • Why we should not obsess about headline net migration figures

    Recent ONS figures show that in 2022, net migration into the UK exceeded 600,000 people, with more than 1m people … Continue reading "Why we should not obsess about headline net migration figures"


  • Why liberals should not take a side in the Culture War

    For a brief period in the mid-late 2010s, it looked like the Culture War might be an environment in which … Continue reading "Why liberals should not take a side in the Culture War"


  • National Conservatism – another liberal response

    With a selection of MPs and authors attempting to launch a National Conservative movement in the UK, my colleague Alex … Continue reading "National Conservatism – another liberal response"


  • Book review: “Burning Down The House” by Andrew Koppelman

    Those of us in the free market movement who spend too much time online are acutely aware that libertarians have … Continue reading "Book review: “Burning Down The House” by Andrew Koppelman"



  • It’s (probably) still the economy, stupid!

    Traditionally, the outcome of midterm elections, held two years before and after presidential elections, are rather predictable: the incumbent President’s … Continue reading "It’s (probably) still the economy, stupid!"