Groupthink: Can We Trust the BBC on Immigration?

My report for the New Culture Forum on BBC bias in its coverage on immigration – can be found here.

Why we need to start discriminating again

Why we need to start discriminating again

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Britain and Ireland cannot return asylum seekers to Greece because their human rights would be jeopardised. An Afghan had challenged a British decision to remove him to the first safe country he had arrived in, and the court stated that “an asylum seeker may not be transferred to a member state where he risks being subjected to inhuman treatment.” The case is significant because the convention on refugees has always been that… Read on

The euro delusion – goodbye to the third stupid, utopian idea of the last century

The euro delusion – goodbye to the third stupid, utopian idea of the last century

Little Englanders, xenophobes, eccentric constitutionalists, men of intellectual violence, extremists, Europhobes, even Mosleyites – Eurosceptics been called everything. So if long-standing opponents of the EU are starting to sound a little tedious in their denunciations of “the Guilty Men” who tried to push Britain into the euro, forgive us. But when the entire political class of our continent has got such an important issue so utterly wrong it’s not something that should be brushed aside. And when the establishment has… Read on