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The Conservative Retreat From the Public Sphere

I wrote last this month: In our liberal democracy, issues that carry an abiding potential for violence are downplayed. This is seen in the phenomenon of ‘conscience’ votes, whereby politicians mitigate terse disagreements by simply abdicating the fight for deeply held moral beliefs. This retreat from upholding morality in the public sphere is marked among… Continue reading The Conservative Retreat From the Public Sphere