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How did your MP vote on Syria? Find out here

How did your MP vote on Syria? Find out here

Alex MacDonald August 29, 2013 27

1: Amendment 2: Main Vote     1. Question put, That the manuscript amendment be made. The House divided: Ayes 220, Noes 332. Division No. 69][9.59 pm AYES Abbott, Ms Diane Abrahams, Debbie Ainsworth,

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“We need to be clear” that Ed still doesn’t look like a PM

Alex MacDonald August 29, 2013 7

It was Miliband’s chance to shine, and he blew it. The Syria debate needed a strong leader to put forward the case that knee-jerk reactions are illogical, and that actually, this conflict is a

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Syria: Why are Chemical Weapons the game changer?

Syria: Why are Chemical Weapons the game changer?

Alex MacDonald August 22, 2013 14

The Daily Mirror’s Front Page leads with a shocking story of how Syrian children are being gassed and killed by the Assad regime. The photo is graphic, and shows the bodies of nine children

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A Caged Hero: Manning Given 35 years.

Alex MacDonald August 21, 2013 3

We knew it would happen, but it is a disgrace nonetheless that Bradley Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. The prosecution are annoyed: They wanted 60 years to show future whistleblowers

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5 Ways to Get Environmentalists to back the frack

5 Ways to Get Environmentalists to back the frack

Alex MacDonald August 20, 2013 15

Opponents of Fracking have good solid goals in the pursuit of renewable energy, but I believe that these five arguments will show that for now they should back the frack – for practical reasons

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There’s sound economics, and then there’s Matthew Hancock.

Alex MacDonald July 28, 2013 2

  This morning, the Telegraph is reporting that “under an EU scheme partly funded by British taxpayers, all positions advertised in UK jobcentres also have to be offered to workers in European member states.

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Wanna kick-start the economy? Bring in a Negative Income Tax.

Wanna kick-start the economy? Bring in a Negative Income Tax.

Alex MacDonald July 23, 2013 1

  No one, not even the most die-hard Tory, should be arguing that the British economy is doing well. Pundits are scarcely using the term ‘Greenshoots’ just in case they are jinxing the somewhat

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The Government’s porn block idea is being laughed at by the tech generation.

The Government’s porn block idea is being laughed at by the tech generation.

Alex MacDonald July 22, 2013 24

  Alex Deane, the Head of Public Affairs at Weber Shandwick, looked red in the face on yesterday’s #SkyPapers when he criticised David Cameron and Claire Perry’s plans to block pornography in households unless

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How to Overthrow a Multinational Corporation with your Smartphone

How to Overthrow a Multinational Corporation with your Smartphone

Alex MacDonald July 18, 2013 1

The time of the fortified multinational may well be coming to an end, but not through government enforcement or international law being implemented, but via technological advances. Google, Koch Brothers, and many more need

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EDL leader, Tommy Robinson, claims common ground with UKIP on Immigration and Islam

EDL leader, Tommy Robinson, claims common ground with UKIP on Immigration and Islam

Alex MacDonald April 3, 2013 27

  Today I spoke to Tommy Robinson, the leader of the English Defence League, who told me that he believed that his organisation shared a platform with UKIP on immigration and on Islam.  It

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