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Let kids talk back! Why we need debate in schools now more than ever

Let kids talk back! Why we need debate in schools now more than ever

James McQuillan October 2, 2017 0

I’ve brought this up countless times on a lot of issues, with varying results of (no) success. It’s as though people have completely forgotten that freedom of speech infers that there will inevitably be

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Disney: Anti-Libertarian Propaganda Machine

Disney: Anti-Libertarian Propaganda Machine

Lee Jenkins December 19, 2013 2

Looking forward to sitting down with a Disney Classic this Christmas? Beware the nefarious propaganda subtext. The Pride Lands of The Lion King were a romanticised vision of a corporatist dystopia. The Circle of

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Department of Education: The Potential to Limit Potential?

Backbencher September 19, 2013 0

For all Gove’s reforms, is the Department of Education still doing more harm than good? During the last few weeks four reports have been highlighted which have not been linked but are certainly connected,

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Are violent video games as harmful as people think?

Are violent video games as harmful as people think?

Backbencher August 27, 2013 1

Alan Grant examines the claims of those who argue that video games cause violent behaviour in young people.   Like the majority of my fellow single men, I enjoy video games. I can usually

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Selecting When To Select

Backbencher August 1, 2013 1

Selective education can and should be at the heart of the learning process I have becoming increasingly annoyed by education professionals who have been commenting on the recent report by OfSted on standards in

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Children’s rights in the context of Libertarianism : The Case of Baby Veronica

Children’s rights in the context of Libertarianism : The Case of Baby Veronica

Backbencher June 18, 2013 1

Walter Block tackles the difficult case of children’s rights in the context of libertarianism. Baby Veronica is three and a half years old. She is the focus of a contentious Supreme Court decision concerning

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UKIP Foster Scandal: How A Worrying Precedent Might Be Set

UKIP Foster Scandal: How A Worrying Precedent Might Be Set

Backbencher November 26, 2012 2

  Peter Taylor, There is much more than initially meets the eye to the case of a couple who foster having their three current children taken away for voting UKIP. I believe that this is

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