The benign glade of Anarchy

Some years ago I likened anarchy to a forest glade, each form of life flourishing in its own sovereign way as it is able, calling no ‘other’ master. Of course nature has no use for democracy and yet in the glade is democracy in its purest form. It is exercised subject only to the laws […]

The rich rewards of ripping off the poor

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,114 Thursday 11 June 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, There is no more virtue in work than there is in leisure and anyone who thinks otherwise is a fool. If society is dumbing down, by which of course we mean the poor, then it is doing so, in […]