United we stand? Ukraine and the future of the West

Claire chaired this Academy of Ideas public discussion on 20th April 2022. SPEAKERS: Nick Busvine OBEpartner, Herminius Holdings Ltd; advisory board member and writer, Briefings for Britain; Sevenoaks town councillor; former diplomat, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Professor Bill Durodiéchair of risk and security in international relations, University of Bath Professor Frank Furedisociologist and social commentator; … Read more

Claire discusses the Battle of Ideas on GB News

Claire was a guest on Tonight Live with Dan Wootton on GB News, where she discussed attempts to shut down debate during lockdown, the importance of free and open discussion in a post-pandemic world, and the real-life Battle of Ideas festival event, Open for Debate, taking place in Westminster this Saturday, 31st July. Get your … Read more

A year on from Changing Politics for Good

On 29th February 2020, several hundred democrats came together in a Stockport conference centre to discuss how to build on the radical promise of Brexit. Changing Politics For Good: What Next? was organised by Claire Fox and fellow Brexit Party MEP Henrik Overgaard-Nielsen. While campaigning to defend Brexit they had noticed that the phrase ‘Change … Read more

Institute of Ideas and Arts Live: Left, Right and Covid

Isabel Hilton hosts the iai’s online discussion on the changes Covid-19 has brought to the political landscape, from right-wing governments like UK’s Conservative party spending at unprecedented levels to left-wing governments such as Sweden’s Social Democrats refusing to intervene in opposition to the traditionally anti-intervention right. The panellists include Claire Fox, Paul Mason, and Bim … Read more

Ayn Rand Centre UK: Understanding ‘Cancel Culture

The Ayn Rand Centre UK hosts their first online panel event with Razi Ginzberg in conversation with Claire Fox and Craig Biddle. The topic in discussion was the rise of tribalism, toxicity and cancel culture. Collectively do these concepts represent a sign of intolerant times and intellectual shallowness, or are they merely an attempts to … Read more

CP4G Conference

The Changing Politics for Good #CP4G conference was hosted by former Brexit Party MEPs for the North West, Claire Fox and Henrik Overgaard-Nielsen. It took place in Stockport on 29th February 2020.  The aim of the conference was to discuss the contemporary issues we face, as a nation, in the regions, and in our communities … Read more