The proliferation of rules and regulations on everything from leafleting to looking after kids exposes how much the state distrusts us.
The demand to criminalise hate speech is essentially a demand to criminalise people who haven't actually done anything wrong.
A shocking new Google Map shows the bits of London where you can become a criminal without even realising it.
Josie Appleton answers your questions on the challenges facing the liberty movement in modern Britain.
Yes, let’s get rid of Britain’s mad ban on using ‘insulting’ words. But don’t ignore the rest of the state’s criminalisation of everyday behaviour.
Must-reads from the past week
For all the Lib-Cons’ attempts to rein in Britain’s crazy vetting regime, still millions of adults are being treated as potential paedophiles.
ASBOs, CCTV, dispersal zones and a whole host of other petty powers did nothing to prevent the looting.
France’s attempts to defend the idea of the Republic through an illiberal ban on Islamic headscarves has backfired.
The old temperance movement was made up of working men who promoted self-control. Today booze-bashing is the preserve of a killjoy elite.
The Lib-Cons’ overhaul of the vetting of adults who work with children doesn’t go nearly far enough.