Monthly Archives: September 2015

Self-serving and deceitful: modern journalism supplies persuasive proof of the collapse of our intellectual life

As if one needed further proof that The Independent should be printed on a continuous roll of absorbent paper with perforations, let me offer as evidence an article entitled “What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible“, published … Continue reading

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Freedom to dissent?

The UK media has been full of the fact that the new Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn, yesterday refused to sing the National Anthem at the Battle of Britain service in St. Paul’s Cathedral.  The item received rather more air-play than … Continue reading

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All passion spent?

The Marris Bill on Assisted Dying received a resounding defeat in the House of Commons yesterday (118 in favour and 330 against).  I wondered at the time, if the 9-11 symbolism might have been lost on our politicians – weapons … Continue reading

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