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Cultural Appropriation Makes the World a Better Place

Cultural Appropriation Makes the World a Better Place

Nathan Friend June 26, 2017 0

Why is Tikka Masala our national dish? Why do the Chinese read Plato’s ‘Republic’ whilst the Greeks read ‘Tso te Ching’ by Lao Tzu? How come India has a parliament? Why do Russians wear

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Jeremy Corbyn Weaponises Tragedy – Still a Nice Bloke?

Jeremy Corbyn Weaponises Tragedy – Still a Nice Bloke?

Nathan Friend June 16, 2017 0

Jeremy Corbyn is a nice bloke. He cares about people, y’know? Sure, he’s associated with the IRA, Hamas, Black September and Hezbollah; but that was definitely more about peace than being an anti-Semite or an

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The Bogeyman Fallacy of Evil ‘Unregulated’ Banks: How Free Banking Could Bring Transparency, Stability, and Choice

The Bogeyman Fallacy of Evil ‘Unregulated’ Banks: How Free Banking Could Bring Transparency, Stability, and Choice

Nathan Friend February 20, 2017 0

There is a phantom menace that Marxists hold dear. Indeed, in the times of milk and honey following the overthrow the bloated bourgeoisie and the ascension of Comrade Corbyn, ‘unregulated’ banks will take their

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Parishes Denominated Rotten: Our Apathy Facilitates Inept Local Government

Parishes Denominated Rotten: Our Apathy Facilitates Inept Local Government

Nathan Friend February 11, 2017 0

I am of the belief that there is something truly romantic in being a local councillor. It sounds like something ripped out of the historiographical works of Macaulay or the poetry of Kipling. You

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We’ve had Equal Marriage, Now it’s Time for Equal Divorce

We’ve had Equal Marriage, Now it’s Time for Equal Divorce

Nathan Friend February 1, 2017 0

John Glenn, Tory MP for Salisbury and Wiltshire South, brought the Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Bill before the House of Commons for its second reading. The bill consists of a solitary line: ‘Repeal sections

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Brexit Britain Needs a Hit from the Bong

Brexit Britain Needs a Hit from the Bong

Nathan Friend January 18, 2017 0

Generally, people allocate those who voted to leave the EU on the opposite side of the political spectrum to those who support the legalisation of cannabis. We tend to see the two characters as

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