On Removing Confederate Memorials

I'm going to begin on the recent US confederate statue controversy by talking about something seemingly unrelated; the UK. I have long seen the world through a lens grandiosely called "environmental determinism" - a notion often decried as offensive by those groups currently pulling down US statues as if they had just torn some 20th …

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Monarchy: The Money Argument

I hope to be part of what we can one day call British Republicanism, a distinct and renowned tradition of popular sovereignty with its own design, ideas, principles, methods and arguments. However, one of the most persistent non-arguments made by either side of this debate is The Money Argument. It is nigh-on impossible to discuss ousting the crown without the monetary …