Dear King, I hope you will be alright

16th September 2022 14

It is hard to imagine two more unsuitable candidates for Prime Minister than Rishi Sunak or Liz Truss. Both were members of the last government which instead of governing the economy with judicious rises in interest rates sat back and oversaw the biggest money printing splurge in our history. True, neither could have foreseen Covid or the Ukraine war, but … [Read on]

The postal strike and the delivery of the Salisbury Review Magazine

29th August 2022 8

Delivery of the Salisbury Review Paper Magazine and the Postal Strike The magazine  will be posted out on the 31st of August but delivery may be delayed due to the strike. Strike Dates Friday 26 August Wednesday 31 August Thursday 8 September Friday 9 September The Digital Version of the Magazine is now available from our website (September 1st). However … [Read on]

Sir Roger Scruton

13th January 2020 12

It is with great sadness the editor and staff learnt of the death of Sir Roger Scruton who edited the Salisbury Review for many years. We will be publishing an appreciation on line and an obituary in the spring edition of the magazine.

Editorial: Christmas Edition of Magazine

10th January 2020 28

Most teachers don’t pay much attention to Pol Pot these days. If a pupil asks about the Cambodian dictator they will explain he was an inevitable complication of the struggle to create a classless society. It is true they will say that Pol Pot killed two million of his subjects, Stalin twenty million, and Mao Zedong, seventy million, but there … [Read on]

Editorial: Too many people.

6th June 2019 17

Greta Thunberg appeals to the Nordic fantasies of the rich middle classes in Britain; a world of operating room cleanliness, leggy blondes anxious to discuss Marx over an ice-cool shot of aquavit, followed by an atmosphere-burning flight to the Maldives to wail over the absence of marine life, and a contract to write about it in the Guardian. The talk … [Read on]