Tag: social cohesion

“The best lack all conviction…”

‘…while the worst are full of passionate intensity.’ The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats In the comments to Sean Gabb’s piece on Saturday, Stadtler draws our attention to a young man’s account of this incident on the London Tube:…

What’s Being Left Out Of This Story?

A family face being left homeless after their home was attacked in the city. Emma Phelps, her partner, Christopher Whittaker, and her four children moved out of their rented home in Colmon Walk, Top Valley, following two incidents. On September…

The Police Can’t Win, Can They?

A grandmother is living in fear after bullets from a gun fight tore through her home. The rounds ricocheted around Sarah Scafe’s living room and one bullet lodged in her sofa. Her relatives are concerned: Her niece, Sonya Scafe, said:…

Who’s next?

To sign up to be Britain’s Political Prisoner Number 2, just post anything you like here at Orphans of Liberty. They’ll be along to arrest you shortly. By all means go on posting here about how Al Qaeda and Islamic…

Hate in a cold climate

And here we go. “At Utoeya, the water is still being searched for more victims,” deputy police chief Roger Andresen told reporters. “We have no more information than… what has been found on [his] own websites, which is that it…

Immigration

The UK depends on immigration, no-one doubts that, however it’s the type of immigration that is now causing concern. When the Labour party were in power, they opened the floodgates to mass uncontrolled immigration ostensibly as Andrew Neather, a former…

Compare and contrast

Remember the guy who burned the poppy on Remembrance day? Unemployed (and probably unemployable) got a £50 pound fine and boasted that he’d pay it out of his £800 a month benefits. Well the guy who tried to stop him…