George Walford: Editorial Notes (29)

The movements working to have the bomb banned tell us that if only this were done we should be safe from the risk of nuclear war. It isn’t so. To ban something is not to ensure that it will not be used. Not by a long way. Every advanced country bans addictive drugs and every… read more »

George Walford: New Readers Start Here (29)

Revision of June 1987. Ideological Commentary is devoted to the development and exposition of systematic ideology, a theory originated and largely developed by the late Harold Walsby. We do not claim final or exhaustive understanding of it; the formulation that looked like the ultimate last month needs alteration now, and the partial account given here… read more »

George Walford: The Meaning of Freedom (Continued)

In IC 27 appeared a piece entitled “The Meaning of Freedom.” It discussed the different conceptions of freedom held by right and left, and showed that the right believed in freedom of action in economic affairs but authoritarian control in political matters. Confirmation of this has been provided by recent developments in the Spycatcher affair…. read more »