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The Liberal “Democrats” Who Would Jeopardise Democracy Itself

The Liberal “Democrats” Who Would Jeopardise Democracy Itself

Michael St George September 21, 2013 2

Michael St George argues that Nick Clegg’s Liberal Democrats are now a danger to nothing less than Parliamentary democracy itself Even in normal political times, the Liberal Democrats are not a party I could

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Can there ever be a just war, or is there just war?

Can there ever be a just war, or is there just war?

Michael St George September 6, 2013 0

Is there a philosophical justification for war in the contest of Syria Several hundreds of articles have been written in a persuasive manner over the past week and beyond regarding whether or not the

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The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Politico-Media Caste

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Politico-Media Caste

Michael St George May 31, 2013 0

The Establishment has evolved into an interlinked politico-media ruling caste The professionalisation of politics in the last 30 years or so is undeniable. That, though, is decidedly not a compliment to the supposed professionalism

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The Islamist Objection – Absolutist, Not Specific

Michael St George May 24, 2013 0

Whenever an Islam-linked – and I use that expression in the loosest-possible sense – terrorist atrocity occurs, like that involving the barbaric murder of an off-duty soldier in Woolwich two days ago, among its

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Liberal Ends, Illiberal Means

Michael St George May 20, 2013 1

The Government’s Gay Marriage Bill being debated in the House of Commons today is a flawed measure. Not in any way because of what it proposes or purportedly seeks to achieve: but because of

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We Seem To Be In A Hole. Mmmm – Better keep Digging!

Michael St George May 18, 2013 0

Conservative’s Chaos, and other Coalition constitutional cock-ups. Well – what a mess. Had any UK political party, or Government, set out quite deliberately to wrap itself in chaos and confusion over an issue of

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Fixing The System, Or Just The BBC Fixing The Narrative?

Fixing The System, Or Just The BBC Fixing The Narrative?

Michael St George May 11, 2013 0

The BBC veil slips again as ‘the bankers’ are lazily blamed for everything yet again There’s an inevitable expectation, when awaiting a BBC documentary on Britain’s banking industry, that something of a one-sided and

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Don’t Blame UK Primark Shoppers

Michael St George May 7, 2013 2

Primark customers did not ’cause’ the collapse of a Dhaka clothing factory. Predictably enough, it took barely 24 hours from the time of the tragic collapse of a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which produced

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A Rare Good Day For Freedom

Michael St George April 26, 2013 0

Britain in the 2010s often feels like a very un-free country indeed. We have the highest ratio of CCTV surveillance cameras per head of population in the world, watching and recording almost every facet

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One Nation, No Currency

Michael St George April 23, 2013 1

Scotland’s currency options. There are few more significant identifiers, economically or culturally, of a newly-independent nation than the currency it chooses and the associated monetary policy it proposes to pursue along with it. So

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