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Germany’s Election Fallout: A Potential Crisis for Democracy?

Germany’s Election Fallout: A Potential Crisis for Democracy?

Backbencher October 6, 2013 0

Stephanie Surface argues that the consequences of the post German election coalition-building could be bad for German democracy After Angela Merkel’s expectations-surpassing result in the German National Election with a combined 41.5% for the

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Neil Hamilton & James Delingpole fail to make UKIP MEP list

Neil Hamilton & James Delingpole fail to make UKIP MEP list

Milton August 12, 2013 2

Two big names fail to make the cut for UKIP MEP selections Neil Hamilton, the former Conservative MP and current UKIP elected NEC member, has been rejected by UKIP’s selection process to become a

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Whole-Life Tariffs & Natural Justice

Whole-Life Tariffs & Natural Justice

Backbencher July 12, 2013 4

Dissecting the latest bizarre decision of the ECHR A man who shot five members of his own family and tried to frame his sister.  A knife-wielding maniac who killed four men in as many

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Embracing the Commonwealth

Embracing the Commonwealth

Backbencher May 8, 2013 1

Allrik Birch Like many others of my political persuasion, I think that the UK should leave the EU (and would advise other countries to do likewise). The sheer cost incurred on small businesses as

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Financial Transaction Tax Passes due to missing UKIP MEP

Financial Transaction Tax Passes due to missing UKIP MEP

Milton May 1, 2013 1

  News from Brussels is that the EU’s financial transaction tax has passed by just one vote. We have written before about the dangers of a transaction tax on the struggling economies of Europe,

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Hidden Hands: What Cyprus Was Really About

Hidden Hands: What Cyprus Was Really About

Lee Jenkins April 4, 2013 0

Cyprus is just part of a much larger contest being played out across the region.   Not without reason, much of the news coverage of Cyprus has focused on the financial implications of the

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Military Crisis: Which Party leader do the public trust most?

Backbencher April 1, 2013 0

  Stephen Morris, In case you hadn’t noticed, the rhetoric in the West Pacific has been ramping up over recent weeks, leading to concerns that the regional actors may be descend into full scale

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Employment Woes: Rage Against the Minimum Wage

Employment Woes: Rage Against the Minimum Wage

Backbencher March 26, 2013 0

  Allrik Birch, The minimum wage is terrible. Aside from the Iraq war (which is still contentious), it is possibly the single worst thing Blair did whilst in office. Minimum wage, like minimum prices

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UKIP needs to be the party of small government by 2015

UKIP needs to be the party of small government by 2015

Backbencher March 25, 2013 4

Liberty Scott, UKIP presents itself as a “libertarian, non-racist party”, and there are umpteen articles online that present arguments one way or another about this point. Right now, it has a series of policies that

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UKIP ride high as Cyprus falls to catastrophe

James Snell March 25, 2013 2

  The Eastleigh bye-election was another strong showing from Ukip, who now seem to have form in nearly winning seats in the House of Commons. They came second in Rotherham and Middlesbrough, as well

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