Kenneth Minogue

Kenneth Minogue

Kenneth Minogue is emeritus professor of political science at the London School of Economics. He has written various books on political ideas, most recently: The Servile Mind: How Democracy Erodes the Moral Life. In the 1980s he presented a television series on the free market, and he is currently president of the Mont Pelerin Society.

Prince William and Kate Middleton

Repulsive Republicanism

Of all the freeloaders hoping for publicity or a fast buck by hitching a ride on the back of Prince William and Kate Middleton's upcoming wedding, the most repulsive are the republicans, who have been harassing the BBC for some free time on the ...

Ability: The Key to Social Mobility

The British government is planning to nationalize social mobility as part of something involving "€œfairness"€ and government programs. This is sinister because "€œsocial mobility,"€ or "€œgetting on in the world"€ as we ordinary folk ...

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In Praise of Reactionaries

Robert Conquest"€”celebrated both as a poet and a historian of Soviet Russia"€”was at one point lecturing throughout the US. As the story is told, people would come up afterward and say things like, “I understand you"€™re rather ...

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