Liberalism

The empty arguments of liberal intellectuals

The Guardian, July 7 1989
Review of Liberty and Legislation. Edited by Richard Hoggart

Philosophers of the future may look back on Britain in the 1980s as an intellectual slaughter house and see the Prime Minister with her cleaver chopping through the tender beliefs of her victims, and they may find, perhaps to their surprise, that the wretched remains lying discarded around her ankles belong not to the socialists whom she tried so hard to herd into the abattoir, but to liberal...

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