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Hands off the BBC, Jeremy Corbyn!

Hands off the BBC, Jeremy Corbyn!

Thomas Walker June 2, 2016 0

Jeremy Corbyn has heavily criticised the BBC, Britain’s state-owned public service broadcaster, in a documentary produced by private competitor Vice News. Speaking the morning after last month’s local council elections, the socialist Labour leader attacked the

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The Hillsborough Shirt Arrest is Depressing on Every Possible Level

The Hillsborough Shirt Arrest is Depressing on Every Possible Level

Thomas Walker May 31, 2016 2

Yesterday, a man was arrested for wearing a shirt in a pub. There are parts of the world where that occurrence wouldn’t seem out of place. In some countries, arresting citizens for speech is commonplace,

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The Bus Services Bill: Putting Passengers Last

The Bus Services Bill: Putting Passengers Last

Thomas Walker May 23, 2016 2

Many of the controversial new policies announced in this week’s Queen’s Speech have been subject to intense debate and analysis. However, the new Bus Services Bill largely seems to have slipped through unnoticed. On

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What is the point of black cabs?

What is the point of black cabs?

Thomas Walker April 13, 2016 1

The recent clash between Uber and the London ‘black cab’ establishment has brought to light how heavily regulated the British taxi industry really is. Black cab drivers and supporters frequently claim that private hire

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Why The EU Mandating Liberalism Is So Ironic

Why The EU Mandating Liberalism Is So Ironic

Thomas Walker March 31, 2016 0

Almost everyone seems to have a clear idea of how they feel about Brexit. Sometimes their reasons are practical; In voters will speak of dire economic consequences and disappearing international influence while Out voters

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Our railways are more nationalised than privatised

Our railways are more nationalised than privatised

Thomas Walker March 14, 2016 2

Very little time passes without somebody calling for the renationalisation of Britain’s railways. It became a serious talking point in last year’s Labour leadership election, with both Jeremy Corbyn and Andy Burnham making pledges

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