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It’s time to no platform the National Union of Students

It’s time to no platform the National Union of Students

James Bickerton April 25, 2017 0

The National Union of Students (NUS) is an unmitigated moral disgrace. My only concern about the preceding sentence is that it might not be critical enough. The NUS has, once again, found itself in

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Book Review – ‘Rebel’ by Douglas Carswell MP

Book Review – ‘Rebel’ by Douglas Carswell MP

James Bickerton April 25, 2017 0

Douglas Carswell, the independent MP for Clacton, is convinced that Britain’s political and economic systems are rigged. This in itself is scarcely noteworthy. These days just about everybody involved in politics, from the Corbynite

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The truth is the SNP are making a complete mess of governing Scotland

The truth is the SNP are making a complete mess of governing Scotland

James Bickerton April 15, 2017 0

The SNP are very keen to talk about Scottish independence. As a news story I’ll admit this ranks alongside the Pope being a Catholic and bears disposing of bodily waste in the woods. Of

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EXCLUSIVE: Conservatives are ‘the Workers’ Party’ claims top Tory trade unionist

EXCLUSIVE: Conservatives are ‘the Workers’ Party’ claims top Tory trade unionist

James Bickerton April 12, 2017 0

Are the Conservatives the natural party of the working-class? There was a time, not so long ago, when this question was scarcely credible. Only professional contrarians, and perhaps satirists, would have bothered giving it

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The Syrian butchery is Ed Miliband’s main legacy

The Syrian butchery is Ed Miliband’s main legacy

James Bickerton April 6, 2017 0

How will history remember Ed Miliband? I don’t blame you if you haven’t given this question much thought. Ed Miliband doesn’t give the impression of being a has been, he gives the impression of

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EXCLUSIVE: CORBYN’S BROTHER SPARKS DEBATE ABOUT ISLAM AND WAR-TIME RAPE

EXCLUSIVE: CORBYN’S BROTHER SPARKS DEBATE ABOUT ISLAM AND WAR-TIME RAPE

James Bickerton March 31, 2017 2

Jeremy Corbyn regularly claims to be a fervent and resolute opponent of Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hatred. If this is the case he should probably have a word with his older brother, Piers Corbyn, who’s

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EXCLUSIVE: Can this man save the National Union of Students?

EXCLUSIVE: Can this man save the National Union of Students?

James Bickerton March 30, 2017 1

Five minutes into talking with Tom Harwood, one of three candidates running to be the next National Union of Students (NUS) President, and I’m convinced there’s been some sort of mistake. He’s yet to

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Last march of the Remainers? Anti-Brexit protestors take central London

Last march of the Remainers? Anti-Brexit protestors take central London

James Bickerton March 25, 2017 4

‘I don’t give a fuck about Brexit’ shouted a largely bald man outside a Westminster pub, whilst waving a placard which linked Brexit to hate crimes. He’s clearly commandeered the placard and both him,

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Martin McGuinness 1950-2017, Man of War. Man of Peace?

Martin McGuinness 1950-2017, Man of War. Man of Peace?

James Bickerton March 21, 2017 0

During the 1980’s the Irish Republican movement adopted a twin strategy, to achieve their objectives via the ‘Armalite and ballot box’. No four words, however carefully crafted, describe the life of Martin McGuinness better

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Unearthed: Jeremy Corbyn believes Britain committed ‘genocide’ against Ireland

Unearthed: Jeremy Corbyn believes Britain committed ‘genocide’ against Ireland

James Bickerton March 19, 2017 0

A video has re-emerged of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn claiming that the Great Irish Famine of 1845-52 was the result of deliberate British policy, and amounted to ‘genocide against the Irish people’. In a

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