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Is the failure to control immigration threatening liberal-democracy?

Is the failure to control immigration threatening liberal-democracy?

James Bickerton March 18, 2017 0

For those of us who believe that human society is best when structured around liberal-democratic-capitalist, or Western, values and institutions, the last few years have been tough. We’ve seen our belief system loosing strength

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Inauguration Protests: The Hypocrisy of the Left Divides America

Inauguration Protests: The Hypocrisy of the Left Divides America

Elena Rider January 21, 2017 0

It could easily be a picture of two different countries: crowds of smiling, patriotic Trump supporters cheering as their new President announces an end to difficulties for the working class and vows to eradicate

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Shocking Left Wing Bias at the LSE

Shocking Left Wing Bias at the LSE

Thomas Walker October 10, 2016 1

Last Wednesday the London School of Economics and Political Science hosted a three-way debate on the subject of democracy, put on by the Forum for European Philosophy. Entitled “The Worst Form of Government?”, an allusion

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Jeremy Corbyn Needs to Resign for the Sake of Democracy

Jeremy Corbyn Needs to Resign for the Sake of Democracy

Kieran Munro July 19, 2016 0

It is no secret that the United Kingdom is a parliamentary democracy. Every few years the British electorate flock to town halls and schools across the country to execute their democratic right at the

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Britain has Voted for Freedom

Britain has Voted for Freedom

Thomas Walker June 24, 2016 0

Brexit is happening. We at The Backbencher see this as a triumph for freedom and democracy. The British people have demonstrated enormous intelligence and independent mindedness in disregarding the overwhelming narrative of fear and pessimism

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It is Not About Immigration or No Immigration; It is About Choice or No Choice

It is Not About Immigration or No Immigration; It is About Choice or No Choice

Matthew Cowley June 21, 2016 0

Anyone who has been a regular reader of my writing during this campaign will notice that I have never given a firm stance on immigration. It is clear that immigration is an important issue

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This Referendum Is About The Kind Of Democracy We Want To See

This Referendum Is About The Kind Of Democracy We Want To See

Matthew Cowley June 20, 2016 0

To me, this referendum is unequivocally about the kind of democracy that we want to see in the United Kingdom. Are we happy to settle for a significant amount of legislation being dictated by

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Sovereignty is Far More Than Just Some Abstract Concept

Sovereignty is Far More Than Just Some Abstract Concept

Matthew Cowley June 19, 2016 0

When you listen to the Remain campaign talk about sovereignty you would be forgiven for thinking it was some abstract 18th Century notion. Indeed the speed with which the In camp dismiss any argument that involves

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The EU Referendum is About the Future You Want to See

The EU Referendum is About the Future You Want to See

Matthew Cowley June 16, 2016 0

On Thursday the 23rd we have to make a decision which will affect all of our futures. The type of future we have as a nation will be determined by the decision we make.

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Op Ed: Immigration And The Death Of A Nation?

Op Ed: Immigration And The Death Of A Nation?

Backbencher May 16, 2014 0

Mass uncontrolled immigration, argues Jack Wharton, represents more of a danger to the social cohesiveness of a nation than the economic benefits it brings Margaret Thatcher once said, on the subject of immigration, ‘you’ve

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