Peter Smith

Peter Smith is a lawyer who works in central London. He has previously worked in Parliament, for Edward Leigh MP.

Understanding The Big Short
20 May 2016 | POPCORN |  
tags: film reviews, subprime crisis
The financial background to Michael Lewis' film about the subprime mortgage debacle of 2008.

Under the Black Flag: At the Frontier of the New Jihad
14 Oct 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Syria conflict, terrorism
A new book examines the rise and success of Daesh/ISIS.

Syrian refugees are a special case
18 Sep 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: migration
And Christian Syrians most of all.

Long has she reigned over us
14 Sep 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Church of England, monarchy, Queen Elizabeth II, United Kingdom
On September 9 Queen Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning monarch in British history.

Honesty in politics
27 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: British politics, conservatives
Can Britain's new Conservative government live up to the promise of its own manifesto?

Is there a problem with today’s youth? In a word: No.
11 Mar 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: politics, United Kingdom, youth
One of Britain's bright young politicians analyses her generation -- and gets it all wrong.

Eurosceptics and family values
2 Jun 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, European Parliament, family values
What does the new European parliament augur for human dignity and the family?

Is it right that they come?
14 Mar 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, immigration, multiculturalism
A British economist shows that migrants as well as hosts can be big losers from migration.

The sinner repents?
29 Dec 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, British politics, media, spin doctors
A warts-and-all tale of one of Britain's legendary spin-doctors, Damian McBride, the press officer to Gordon Brown.

Since when did abortion trump the rule of law?
12 Sep 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, rule of law, United Kingdom
British officials claim that the prosecution of illegal sex-selective abortion is not in the public interest. They are wrong.

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