Can Conservatives be feminists? According to Harriet Harman, that’s not only a valid question, but a valid question to which the answer is a very decisive no.
Amber Rudd and Andrea Leadsome bristled understandably at Harman’s apparent claim to have ownership of feminism, but unfortunately they then proceeded to pen an article in the Guardian entitled “Conservatives [...]
Far right politics is on the rise across Europe, we are told. Not just in mainland Europe, with notables such as the Danish Peoples Party, or one of the favourite villains of many left-wingers, Geert Wilders in Holland. In the UK too it is supposedly a threat. The English Defence League gains headlines due to the sound and fury of their street protests, the British National Party, despite recent setbacks, sits in the European Parliament; and there are many accounts of white nationalist keyboard crusaders working themselves into hysteria, supposedly ready to emulate the atrocities committed by Norwegian gunman Anders Breivik.
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