Policy

A Libertarian Party must have a libertarian manifesto. A document explaining what libertarians would do with their five years in power.

For God’s sake don’t re-nationalise the Railways!

Yesterday’s news on rail fare increases has, as can be expected, been met with the usual cries of outage by special interest groups like Passenger Focus and the RMT. Via Facebook, I found this e-petition to re-nationalise the railways, which has already attracted the signature’s of 1,969 mad fools.  Yes, let’s get the government even more…

Drawing threads together

Have you noticed how the recent riots have confirmed everyone in their previous opinions? Whether you be leftwing or rightwing, liberal or libertarian, whoever and whatever you previously blamed for the decline and fall of this nation, the riots have provided the perfect example. So, in one way, the riots have changed very little. What…

Step back from the right-wing brink

The time for tough action was during the riot. The last thing we need is a raft of new police powers Look out for leitmotifs The politicians’ speech competition can go hang. Don’t tell me we need new laws. Don’t tell me that there’s nothing on the Statute already, that allows the police to deal…

Strike At The Heart Of Freedom

It is Thursday June 30th most schools are disrupted, some emergency call handlers are not working and many other public sector workers are striking in a struggle with the government over pensions. LibCon ministers and the London Mayor are muttering darkly about how most trade union members did not vote for the strikes and that…