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I won’t be voting, and with very good reason

I won’t be voting, and with very good reason

Daniel Pryor April 2, 2015 5

The editorial team at The Backbencher have decided to resurrect the site in time for the 2015 General Election. With this in mind, it might seem strange that the first piece I’m writing will

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Special Report: The Future of Porn?

Special Report: The Future of Porn?

Daniel Pryor June 11, 2014 1

Daniel Pryor talks to Cindy Gallop – the founder of MakeLoveNotPorn – about her vision for a new era of ‘real world’ pornography. I first came across Cindy when attending a debate at the

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Walter Benjamin – an unlikely source of inspiration for libertarians

Walter Benjamin – an unlikely source of inspiration for libertarians

Daniel Pryor May 6, 2014 0

Daniel Pryor discusses the ways in which libertarians can learn from reading Walter Benjamin. “If the natural utilization of productive forces is impeded by the state, the increase in technical devices, in speed, and

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Why inequality matters, and how the Right can address it

Why inequality matters, and how the Right can address it

Daniel Pryor April 9, 2014 0

(Photo by Ilias Bartolini) Daniel Pryor argues that free market policies are often best-placed to combat inequality. Those of us who extol the virtues of smaller government and the free market often seem to

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New Bitcoin website aims to promote trust in vendors

New Bitcoin website aims to promote trust in vendors

Daniel Pryor March 26, 2014 0

Daniel Pryor reports on the upcoming launch of TrustHub – a Bitcoin transaction-rating service. The weird and wonderful world of Bitcoin can be intimidating for the novice. With a plethora of vendors buying and

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Osborne’s Economy Speech: Analysis

Osborne’s Economy Speech: Analysis

Daniel Pryor January 6, 2014 0

Daniel Pryor provides comprehensive analysis of the Chancellor’s New Year economy speech. Watching George Osborne’s speech this morning, I felt reasonably proud to be a Conservative. He convincingly argued that we must continue to

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Hypocritical Labour should apologise for hiring ATOS Healthcare

Hypocritical Labour should apologise for hiring ATOS Healthcare

Daniel Pryor November 27, 2013 7

Daniel Pryor highlights the gross hypocrisy of the Labour Party in light of today’s Backbencher report on ATOS. Today’s Backbencher report on ATOS is a damning indictment of the Labour Party. It shows that

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Labour still don’t understand basic economics

Labour still don’t understand basic economics

Daniel Pryor October 29, 2013 6

Daniel Pryor exposes the damage that will be caused by Labour’s proposals that force firms to hire apprentices if they employ skilled foreign workers. Socialism is trendy again, thanks to Ed Miliband and the

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Galloway slams BBC culture and executive pay

Galloway slams BBC culture and executive pay

Daniel Pryor September 20, 2013 19

The Backbencher’s Daniel Pryor caught up with George Galloway (Respect MP for Bradford West) in order to discuss his attitude towards the BBC. Although ‘libertarian’ is just about the last word that should be

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Wrong-headed EU plans to regulate e-cigarettes harm health and choice.

Wrong-headed EU plans to regulate e-cigarettes harm health and choice.

Daniel Pryor September 10, 2013 3

Daniel Pryor criticises hypocritical EU plans to regulate e-cigarettes as medicinal products. Imposing one’s personal morality upon the masses by force is a typical characteristic of collectivism, and you would be hard-pressed to find

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