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Op Ed: Immigration And The Death Of A Nation?

Op Ed: Immigration And The Death Of A Nation?

Backbencher May 16, 2014 0

Mass uncontrolled immigration, argues Jack Wharton, represents more of a danger to the social cohesiveness of a nation than the economic benefits it brings Margaret Thatcher once said, on the subject of immigration, ‘you’ve

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Why Not Voting Is Effectively A Vote For UKIP

Why Not Voting Is Effectively A Vote For UKIP

Backbencher May 15, 2014 1

Looking at the British voter turnout for the European Parliamentary elections, one will notice a trend: Turnout is low and worsening. Approximately 35% of the British electorate voted in the European Parliament elections in

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The European Parliamentary Election: An Undemocratic Joke

The European Parliamentary Election: An Undemocratic Joke

Backbencher May 9, 2014 5

Stephanie Surface shows how the EU’s undemocratic constitutional arrangements deprive the elected EU Parliament of any real power, and thus render the coming EU elections an elaborate charade. In a couple of weeks, voters

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Ed Miliband: Not Socialist, Just Cynical

Ed Miliband: Not Socialist, Just Cynical

Backbencher May 9, 2014 1

Labour’s leader, says Jack Wharton, isn’t motivated by a revolutionary zeal for social justice, just a cynical desire for for power Ed Miliband is not stupid. He’s many things – goofy, nasal, and according

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It’s time to axe BBC3

It’s time to axe BBC3

Backbencher May 8, 2014 0

  Although I was only ten years old, I still remember watching BBC Three shortly after it was launched. I recall watching documentaries and science programmes which targeted younger audiences (Body Hits in particular

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Did Nigel Farage Bottle Newark?

Did Nigel Farage Bottle Newark?

Backbencher May 8, 2014 0

Nigel Farage has yet again featured in the media spotlight this week after facing a barrage of criticism across the political spectrum for not contesting the Newark constituency by-election. Mr Farage faced embarrassment during

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What happened to tolerance?

What happened to tolerance?

Backbencher May 8, 2014 0

Britain, we are often told, is a bastion of tolerance in a world which is still all too familiar with oppression and persecution. This article is not about to draw comparisons between modern Britain

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The Rise of “Big Google”

The Rise of “Big Google”

Backbencher May 6, 2014 3

Dario Panada compares Google Glasses to Orwell’s ‘Big Brother’ and reveals some troubling ramifications. We live in a world where what we have for breakfast is dictated by how well we can match it

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Russia’s foreign policy has reinvigorated debate on Britain’s international commitments

Russia’s foreign policy has reinvigorated debate on Britain’s international commitments

Backbencher May 6, 2014 0

Bradley Cole argues that the UK has the opportunity to reassert itself in response to recent Russian foreign policy. Britain is many things – a maritime nation, a member of the P5 and G8,

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Hamas And Fatah; The Politics Of Peace

Hamas And Fatah; The Politics Of Peace

Backbencher May 1, 2014 0

As Hamas and Fatah sign a peace agreement, what hope for the ever elusive peace with Israel? On 23 April 2014, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed a peace pact; unfortunately, it was not

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