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Our chief executive John O'Connell analyses the ever increasing size of government and why the TaxPayers' Alliance must tackle corporatism, statism and socialism head on.
Socialism is an authoritarian ideology. It doesn’t trust people to make their own decisions and creates, by its nature, an elitist hierarchy where a few technocrats set plans to suit an entire population. It also kills.
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth. To mark this auspicious occasion, let’s take a look at some of the economic policies of our friends around the world to see what they can teach us.
The terrorist chic of the Che Guevara t-shirt has had remarkable staying power. If you put his name into eBay, you get a staggering 36,000 results. Yet leading figures on the left and their media cheerleaders have long excused him.
The freedom to question and criticise the government is essential for any free and democratic society. Journalists and ordinary citizens should absolutely have the right to hold those in elected office accountable for their actions. In the United Kingdom, the media and journalists are free to investigate and criticise those in power, and citizens are free to express their approval (or otherwise) of the decisions made by the government.
Policy analyst Ben Ramanauskas looks 10 terrible things about living under socialism.
Capitalism has an image problem. It is seen as an unfair system, which enriches a small group of elites at the expense of everybody else. That doesn't mean that socialism is the answer though.
Campaign manager Chloe Westley writes on the numerous examples where socialism has been tried and inevitably failed around the world, most notably Venezuela.
Office volunteer James Middleton explains why young people should stand against socialism and support the TPA in their efforts for a better tax system that helps the poorest in society most.