Charlie Peters

Charlie Peters

Charlie Peters is a philosophy student at the University of Edinburgh.

When Good Men Fail to Stand Up to Danger

When Good Men Fail to Stand Up to Danger

I spent most of last Wednesday watching the news from Westminster. Unfortunately, keeping an eye on the BBC News channel as reports of a terrorist attack in Europe filter through has taken up much of my time in recent years. Usually, the newsreaders quickly run out of verified details and

Charlie Peters
Charlie Peters
Bravery Honour Danger Tobias Ellwood
A Conservative Defence of Refugee Rights

A Conservative Defence of Refugee Rights

Recently, conservative governments on both sides of the Atlantic have been working hard to make refugee migration more difficult. In the United States, Donald Trump signed an executive order shortly after his inauguration blocking refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. In the United Kingdom, the government has announced that

Charlie Peters
Charlie Peters
Want to Take Back Control? Then Abolish the Rule of Lords

Want to Take Back Control? Then Abolish the Rule of Lords

“Take back control” was the main message of the Leave side throughout the referendum campaign. Britons recognised that the EU created a vast democratic deficit. Polling after the referendum showed that sovereignty was the primary motivation for Leave voters. They discovered the true extent of the power of Brussels bureaucrats

Charlie Peters
Charlie Peters
Art and Culture
University Feminists Are Betraying Their Movement’s Liberal Past

University Feminists Are Betraying Their Movement’s Liberal Past

University feminists are tired of tolerance. Universities are banning anyone and anything their feminist professors and students take issue with. Cardiff banned Germaine Greer; apparently, she’s the wrong kind of feminist. Goldsmiths College banned Kate Smurthwaite; she’s the wrong kind of comedian. Oxford silenced a debate on abortion.

Charlie Peters
Charlie Peters
Feminism