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Brian Monteith gives an appreciation of John Blundell and Neil Craig who both in their own ways spoke out to make the world more open and free
Professor John Burton pays tribute to John Blundell, former director general of the Institute of Economic Affairs, who died on July 22
Yet more obfuscation of statistics to deny the counterproductive effects of tobacco control policies must mean higher taxes to disguise their repeated failure, argues Brian Monteith
Alarming or cheering reporting from blogs, websites and newspapers that aims to keep you up-to-date and entertained – stories in no particular order…
Brendan O’Neill’s speech at The Freedom Dinner is published here for those who couldn’t make it …
Stuart Winton shows how state quangocrats will challenge new businesses selling alcohol within the law – with no evidence base or democratic mandate.
Chris Oakley retells the health scares about masturbation and their relationship to the state’s misleading tobacco packaging of today
Robust, unusual or obscure reporting from blogs, websites and newspapers that aims to keep you up-to-date and entertained – stories in no particular order…
Class based Grammar schools are a contradiction in terms, argues Simon Hills
Another week another mind-numbingly stupid idea. This time Theresa May teams up with Jeremy Hunt to parade their spineless connivance with our public health commissars, argues Brian Monteith
What are the intellectual origins of the latest state intervention in our lives? John Burton argues it is not only unethical but is dangerously open-ended.
In an edited version of his speech at the Zurich Salon discussion ‘Free speech with or without “buts”?’ Dennis Hayes challenges bans on speech