The New Party News

News from the New Party

Saturday, June 30, 2007

The Brown inheritance: Britain under attack Read on
British foreign policy must remain focused and determined: idealistic in terms of the need to defend and extend freedom and democracy; realistic in terms of the costs and benefits of intervention, as against failing to intervene.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

The Blair Legacy III - The International Scene Read on
In a less turbulent era Blair might have been more universally appreciated, but that should not detract from what he has done

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

The Blair Legacy II - The Domestic Agenda Read on
The promise of reform never materialised under Blair. He ceded too much influence to Gordon Brown.

Monday, June 25, 2007

The Blair Legacy I - The Labour Party Read on
Did Blair really change the Labour party?

Friday, June 22, 2007

Elected mayors and term limits Read on
Elected mayors stick out like a constitutional sore thumb.

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Liberal Democrats and the art of cabinet making Read on
Lord Ashdown has better things to do than serve as a trophy in Gordon Brown's cabinet.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Sir Salman Rushdie Read on
As Salman Rushdie's honour is clearly merited, for it to be withheld on the grounds of political cowardice would be invidious indeed.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Politics without principle Read on
We do not need bandwagon jumpers and dedicated followers of fashion. David Cameron is failing the test.

Monday, June 18, 2007

Impartiality and the BBC Read on
The BBC report on its own impartiality demonstrates only that it has failed to understand the problem.

Friday, June 15, 2007

Taxing families to the limit Read on
The tax credit system massively discriminates against two-parent families.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Ming the Marxist Read on
The Liberal Democrats' new housing proposals are anything but liberal.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Palestinians killing each other: Israel blamed Read on
The responsibility for Palestinian violence lies with Palestinians.

Monday, June 11, 2007

Hari's hysteria Read on
Johann Hari has a plan to save us all.

Sunday, June 10, 2007

State funded parties: a threat to democracy Read on
The notion of state funding of political parties is ill-conceived and damaging.

Friday, June 08, 2007

Totalitarian environmentalism Read on
Vaclav Klaus compares modern environmentalism to communist oppression.

Thursday, June 07, 2007

Global capitalism delivers Read on
Jan Grebski has emerged from a 19 year coma to discover the benefits of global capitalism.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Hitchens vs Hitchens vs God Read on
The Hitchens brothers are at odds on the subject of religion.

Sunday, June 03, 2007

Antisemitism in the UK: no shame, no fear Read on
Antisemitism in the UK is increasingly brazen.

Saturday, June 02, 2007

A new Cold War? Read on
A new row between Russia and the United States threatens a new Cold War.

Friday, June 01, 2007

The assassination of Graham Brady Read on
An intelligent and reasonably articulate front bencher (by the unexacting standards of the modern Conservative Party, at any rate) has been sacrificed for one reason only: pour encourager les autres.