Jason Smith is an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Ideas and was previously Partnerships Manager for the Debating Matters Competition.
He writes and comments, on a freelance basis, about food, farming and attitudes toward the countryside and developments in agriculture. He has been a member of the Battle of Ideas organising committee since 2010 and produces many of the food-related sessions each year. He now spends his time helping companies with their communications and marketing.
We shouldn’t put our faith in judges
A recent event on the problem of surveillance suggested that the best solution was oversight by the courts. That's a mistake. READ MORE
Why a ‘gay school’ might not be such a bad idea
Jason Smith argues that freeing kids - straight and gay - from the need for excruciating sexuality lessons might be a good thing. READ MORE