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Western Amnesia: Intervention In Syria Will Not Help Anybody

Western Amnesia: Intervention In Syria Will Not Help Anybody

Alex Roberts April 15, 2018 0

Theresa May has ordered the British military to “take action” in Syria to deter the use of chemical weapons. Four RAF Tornado jets joined American and French forces in attacking Syrian targets yesterday, entirely

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Free Speech under threat: Youtuber convicted for “Nazi Pug” joke

Free Speech under threat: Youtuber convicted for “Nazi Pug” joke

Alex Roberts March 22, 2018 0

Markus Meechan, better known by his youtube moniker “Count Dankula”, has been found guilty of “being grossly offensive” for his viral youtube video of his seig-hailing dog under the Communications Act 2003 s127(a) after

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Opinion: Henry Bolton has put UKIP out of its misery – and as a former supporter I’m relieved

Opinion: Henry Bolton has put UKIP out of its misery – and as a former supporter I’m relieved

Alex Roberts February 23, 2018 0

UKIP in British politics has been floundering, bleeding and panting for air since the final heave towards its long-awaited referendum victory in 2016. The celebratory and then repeated exit of its undoubted legendary leader

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Opinion: A Second Brexit Vote? Not for another generation

Opinion: A Second Brexit Vote? Not for another generation

Alex Roberts January 18, 2018 0

Nigel Farage has tip-toed away from a current issue that is now wafting: a second EU referendum being in the cards. A resuscitated debate around the people having a say on how they are

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International Men’s Day: An Annual Obituary for Modern Masculinity

International Men’s Day: An Annual Obituary for Modern Masculinity

Alex Roberts November 22, 2017 0

Last Sunday, 19 November, marked international men’s day 2017. It is a day that should be spent cheering on proud fathers, husbands and men nationwide in celebration of their existence. Perhaps even a day

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The SNP’s Minimum Pricing on Alcohol: A policy conceived in a brewery

The SNP’s Minimum Pricing on Alcohol: A policy conceived in a brewery

Alex Roberts November 16, 2017 0

Yesterday (15.11.17), the policy the SNP hoped to introduce in Scotland, until it was taken to the Courts, has officially been given the green light. The Supreme Court found that the policy to set

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Paradise not lost: Why tax avoidance is not immoral

Paradise not lost: Why tax avoidance is not immoral

Alex Roberts November 10, 2017 1

The “Paradise Papers” leak several days ago has got a number of celebrities in hot water with regards to certain investments in offshore schemes. Those involved include Lewis Hamilton, Bono, Lord Ashcroft and even

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