In the Media

We are giving the authorities an open invitation to abuse their power

PUBLISHED February 28, 2006

It is a depressing experience to go away for just eight days, and to return to a country substantially more illiberal than when you left.

The Commons vote to support a bill outlawing the glorification of terrorism and the sanctioning of the ID cards bill are part of the slide towards a more authoritarian society, and yet few of us seem to care.