“I would never leave France, but I understand why people feel this way. Nobody wants to be robbed. Nobody wants to be raped.”
If this outrageous intimidation is allowed to stand, no one is safe in Britain. All it takes is for the right people to level fashionable accusations against you and you could see your livelihood evaporate overnight.
Digital culture tells you that your will is, or should be, unencumbered by history, materiality, or any unchosen obligation.
This is what it means to have a leader who believes that the faith that was inseparable from the founding of the nation is vital to its survival.
Adam Smith once told a friend reassuringly, “There is a great deal of ruin in a nation.” He meant that nations have deep reserves that may not be visible in a crisis moment. But just how much ruin is there left in contemporary Britain?
A protest song calling out rich politicians for their indifference to the pain of working people has hit a nerve and topped the music charts, both in the U.S. & around the world.