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The Princess Royal has said the 
introduction of health and safety rules in sport could actually put more children at risk of harm.

In an interview with The Telegraph, the Princess tells of her concern that children no longer have the “skills” to choose for themselves w...

Everywhere you looked this week, culture was busy trying to correct the mistakes of the past. The new Broadway production of West Side Story has cut Maria's song "I Feel Pretty": the director explains he wants a rendition fit "for the 21st century".

Because, as we know,...

November 14, 2019

As soon as I press send on this post, I will have already offended several people. Angry reply emails are likely to start filling my inbox.

And it doesn’t have anything to do with the theme of this post.

Or my last post.

Or the one before that where I received 50+ emails...

The firebrand stand-up comedian has critiqued “cancel culture” as the work of sensitive Millennials. But his own career is proof that he’s mistaken.

When a comedian gets in trouble, Bill Burr believes he knows who’s to blame. “This is fucking Millennials! You’re a bunch...

It’s all too easy and gives you a high, but nothing is achieved by name calling

Cancel culture has been cancelled by Barack Obama. Rejoice! Now a long-established ritual of social media, to be “cancelled” or “called out” means to be subject to severe public contempt on...

Believe it or not: some academics and writers, who wouldn't be caught dead in Donald Trump's MAGA hats, have started complaining about language policing and other forms of intellectual bullying on the left. So says Meghan Daum in her new book, The Problem With Everythi...

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Pia Rayner is a businesswoman and social commentator. She ran for Congress in Philadelphia in 2010 and has written for Mises, Glenn Beck's Fusion Magazine and The Libertarian Republic. She currently resides in the United Kingdom with her husband and son. She runs her business, Just A Splash, and sings in a folk rock band. Her goal with the Laissez Faire Lounge is to create a place where the events and issues of the day are presented with a rational and balanced voice which counters the hype and polarization that pervades modern media. 

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