Should Public Nudity Be Legalised?

It seems very strange that it could be illegal for someone to exist in their natural state: naked. It is not true to say that public nudity is outright illegal in the UK. There are… View Post

The Dark Side of Private Prisons: Greed, Corruption and Injustice

There is a lot of controversy surrounding the existence of private prisons, most notably due to malpractice in the US. Private prisons do exist in the UK as well (which has the most privatised prison… View Post

Sheep Marketplace Rises and Silk Road Returns

Since Silk Road got shut down by the FBI over a month ago, alternative online black marketplaces have arisen. The two most well known have been Black Market Reloaded and Sheep Marketplace, although the latter… View Post

Warning Labels for Cigarettes, Alcohol and Junk Food: Is There Any Point?

John Stuart Mill in On Liberty argued that individuals should have the personal liberty to harm themselves, so long as their actions did not harm others. He was all for the free availability of harmful… View Post

Should the National Minimum Wage Be Scrapped?

Eamonn Butler, Director of the Adam Smith Institute, a right-wing think tank, wrote an article in favour of scrapping the national minimum wage (NMW). He maintains that the worst who are affected by the NMW… View Post