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Sign our petition calling on Corbyn to apologise to the Venezuelan people

Sign our petition calling on Corbyn to apologise to the Venezuelan people

James Bickerton August 2, 2017 0

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is a longstanding supporter of Venezuela’s authoritarian socialist Government. As Venezuela descends into impoverishment and tyranny this is an embarrassing fact, but a fact none the less. At The Backbencher

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Trump and the Lack of True Conservatism

Trump and the Lack of True Conservatism

S.K. Khanna July 30, 2017 0

Many have now found themselves miming: ‘America is weird’. Of course, censuring America is a favourite international pastime. Almost every nation of every continent and every clime think that it has a divine right

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How should conservatives respond to a Corbyn led Government?

How should conservatives respond to a Corbyn led Government?

James Bickerton July 12, 2017 23

It’s entirely possible that Jeremy Corbyn is our next Prime Minister. A month ago that statement would have sounded absurd, but then in 2017 a month is a veritable era in politics. According to

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It’s time to recognise that Jeremy Corbyn could be our next Prime Minister

It’s time to recognise that Jeremy Corbyn could be our next Prime Minister

James Bickerton June 10, 2017 11

Forty-eight hours ago the idea that Jeremy Corbyn could be our next Prime Minister seemed vaguely preposterous. The main question wasn’t whether he would lose the General Election, but by how much. Would Labour

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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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