Spectator (UK) Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

A Year in Which Much Was Lost – but More Gained

During this year much was taken from Sir Roger Scruton — his reputation, his standing as a public intellectual, his position in the Conservative movement, his peace of mind, his health. But much more was given back.

Should I Forgive the Journalist Who Got Me Fired?

The former head of Britain’s Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission says he feels gratitude, not resentment, over his ouster as chairman.