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Comment: The Anatomy of Our Decline

Comment: The Anatomy of Our Decline

William Collins November 2, 2017 1

Ah, gender! It’s a hall of mirrors, full of misdirection. You must forgive me if I have not followed the details of all this #MeToo business and the ‘revelations’ of mass sexual victimisation of

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Comment: How the new definition of online hate crime marks a slippery slope to totalitarianism

Comment: How the new definition of online hate crime marks a slippery slope to totalitarianism

William Collins August 27, 2017 3

Glug, glug, glug. That’s the sound of our freedom going down the plug hole, by the way. Want to impose totalitarian control on a nation? No problem. Here’s how you do it. Secret police?

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Boys Beating Girls in A-Levels? – Err, No

Boys Beating Girls in A-Levels? – Err, No

William Collins August 17, 2017 1

Well it’s results day and the newspapers are all full of those pictures of girls leaping for joy. But wait – what’s this we read? The boys, long since written off as second-raters, are

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The Handmaid’s Tale – Review by William Collins

The Handmaid’s Tale – Review by William Collins

William Collins July 17, 2017 0

And what a nasty tale it is. I refer to the book by Margaret Atwood. I believe it is currently being serialised on TV, but I haven’t watched TV for many years now. This

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Revisiting The Road to Wigan Pier

Revisiting The Road to Wigan Pier

William Collins April 9, 2017 0

Wigan Pier was a coal landing jetty on the Leeds-Liverpool canal where it passed through Wigan. It is an ironic appellation, Wigan’s Pier bearing no more relation to a seaside pier than a lump

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Propaganda Rising

Propaganda Rising

William Collins January 10, 2017 5

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. We have become insufficiently vigilant. If there is one thing we should have learnt by now it is how thoroughly the popular narrative can be manipulated by

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