Thought For The Train

  If you can face it, I would recommend that you watch some of the BBC’s coverage of Yemen this weekend. Entitled “Starving Yemen”, the programmes demonstrate how the current civil war there is meaning that hundreds of thousands of children are moving from a state...

Something rare and refreshing took place at Prime Minister’s Questions. It was a genuine moral clash. As it happened, it took place about grammar schools. On the one side, Theresa May was arguing for their reintroduction. At present, she argued, the only way to get a...

“The ends justify the means” is a well known proverb. It’s one that Immanuel Kant took issue with: according to his ethics, you cannot differentiate between the two. Someone has termed this: “the means is the end” i.e. while a utilitarian would argue that it’s good...