Why the next Tory leader should accept classic conservatism anew

By Alexander Black Theresa May will resign on the June 7 triggering a leadership contest which will elect a leader who will ultimately have to bring the Conservative and Unionist Party back to its roots. They will have to answer one key question many have been unable to properly define under May’s premiership. This is:Continue reading “Why the next Tory leader should accept classic conservatism anew”

Why I Support: The Liberal Democrats

By Jordan Montgomery I joined the Liberal Democrats back in 2014, probably at the height of their unpopularity. My politically inclined friends would often question why I would ever join such a party – the Lib Dems were set to be decimated at the next election, they had alienated students through the tuition fees fiasco,Continue reading “Why I Support: The Liberal Democrats”

Hang the Tories? The Abuse Conservatives Face

By Megan Harris I am sick to death of having to apologise for being a Tory. At any social events when the conversation turns to politics, I fill with dread at the question; “So who did you vote for?” Let’s be clear, I’m incredibly proud to be a conservative. I believe that the Party hasContinue reading “Hang the Tories? The Abuse Conservatives Face”

The New Right: Fictitious Yesterdays and Fabricated Tomorrows

By Ovais Malik In contemporary political discourse, doctrine and reality tend to be radically divorced from each other. We often hear from the New Right about the alleged glories of private enterprise; the wonders of the “free market”; and the incompetence of government intervention. When it comes to reality, however, sinister hypocrisies pervade this rhetoric.

Neoliberalism and Its Upheaval

                      By Vladimir Ivlev Peer through the lens of neoliberalism and you see more clearly how the political thinkers most admired by Thatcher and Reagan helped shape the ideal of society as a kind of universal market (and not, for example, a polis, a civilContinue reading “Neoliberalism and Its Upheaval”

Can The Tories Win Over Young Voters?

By Thomas Sherlock As the dust settles from the general election politicians and commentators have been running wild trying to identify what exactly went wrong for Theresa May’s gambit. There have been many pieces written about the reception to the Tories’ manifesto, Labour’s strong campaign and Theresa May’s lacklustre performance, but it seems the mediaContinue reading “Can The Tories Win Over Young Voters?”