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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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Is the failure to control immigration threatening liberal-democracy?

Is the failure to control immigration threatening liberal-democracy?

James Bickerton March 18, 2017 0

For those of us who believe that human society is best when structured around liberal-democratic-capitalist, or Western, values and institutions, the last few years have been tough. We’ve seen our belief system loosing strength

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We need to talk about left-wing violence

We need to talk about left-wing violence

James Bickerton March 11, 2017 1

Ok, so we need to talk about left-wing violence. Not of course that violence is intrinsically left-wing, nor that all left-wingers are violent. Both of those statements are nonsense. But there is a definite

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Why are the left so obsessed with Israel?

Why are the left so obsessed with Israel?

James Bickerton March 2, 2017 0

You don’t have to spend much time observing the politics of Britain, or any other Western nation, to realise that a section of the left are completely, utterly and unequivocally obsessed with Israel. That

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Is there a problem with student Conservatism?

Is there a problem with student Conservatism?

James Bickerton February 15, 2017 0

When media reports emerged of a Cambridge university student burning a £20 note in front of a rough sleeper how many of us were surprised, if we’re completely honest, to learn that he was

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