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British Patriotism: From Rio To The Classroom

British Patriotism: From Rio To The Classroom

Calum Heaton June 17, 2014 1

The World Cup often brings out the greatest display of supposed patriotism found on the British Isles. Though 99% English patriotism, only the Jubilee can top the almost obscene amounts of flags hanging out

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European Parliament Elections 2014: A House Divided Cannot Stand

European Parliament Elections 2014: A House Divided Cannot Stand

Calum Heaton May 27, 2014 3

There is no doubt the UK media will fawn/lament/foam at the mouth over UKIP’s recent gains in the European Parliament (EP), but what about the continent? Is the ever expanding EU project integrating us

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Questions About The Situation In Thailand You Were Too Embarrassed To Ask

Questions About The Situation In Thailand You Were Too Embarrassed To Ask

Calum Heaton May 21, 2014 0

In the midst of Ukrainian annexations, Venezuelan riots and Syrian bloodbaths, worrying political developments were happening in the South East Asian country of Thailand. Pushed into the bowels of news websites and at the

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The Politics of Correlation- It Just Doesn’t Add Up

The Politics of Correlation- It Just Doesn’t Add Up

Calum Heaton May 19, 2014 0

The bowels of the Internet often hide away some absolute gems, and the website Spurious Correlations is one of them. It is entirely dedicated to correlating one entirely random subject with another. Some of

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Into the Abyss: The Rise of Europe’s Extreme Fringe

Into the Abyss: The Rise of Europe’s Extreme Fringe

Calum Heaton May 12, 2014 1

As Europe heads to the ballot box this month, a new and dangerous political force is on the verge of entering mainstream politics. Has this gone entirely unnoticed?  As the European Parliament (EP) elections

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The Bear Approaches: Russia’s Cold War Challenge to the United Kingdom

The Bear Approaches: Russia’s Cold War Challenge to the United Kingdom

Calum Heaton April 25, 2014 1

  Russian aircraft are probing UK airspace at an alarming rate Throughout the Cold War, one of the most harrowing images for much of the world was the possibility of ginormous Soviet Tu-95 “Bear”

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Don’t Cross Off the Military Just Yet, Scotland

Don’t Cross Off the Military Just Yet, Scotland

Calum Heaton April 18, 2014 0

As specified in the Scotland’s Future manifesto, Alex Salmond aims to remove all trace of the Trident nuclear system, as well as stripping the would be Scottish Armed Forces to the bare minimum. Instead,

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