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Europe’s Financial Transaction Tax Lurks in the Periphery

Europe’s Financial Transaction Tax Lurks in the Periphery

Backbencher June 3, 2013 2

Greg Dooley, The complexity of the European Union has been exacerbated in recent years by a continuing cycle of new policy proposals and debates surrounding the organisation’s future. The global financial crisis of 2008

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Towards a New Informal Empire

Towards a New Informal Empire

Backbencher May 15, 2013 3

Allrik Birch Last week I talked about how Britain could temper any (unlikely) damage done to trade through withdrawing from the EU by building trade links with Commonwealth nations, nations who are already moving

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Libertarians & Public Nudity

Libertarians & Public Nudity

Lee Jenkins April 25, 2013 20

Defenders of liberty must be defenders of nudity Next to property rights, perhaps the most sacred totem to libertarians is freedom of expression. Normally this manifests itself in freedom of speech, whether via the

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Margaret Thatcher’s legacy is a spirit of freedom

Margaret Thatcher’s legacy is a spirit of freedom

Backbencher April 9, 2013 0

Rory Broomfield, Deputy-Director of The Freedom Association, says that Margaret Thatcher’s legacy is more than many think. Much has been written about Margaret Thatcher’s legacy but the one thing that she will be remembered

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‘Tough’ Immigration Rhetoric Rises whilst Facts are Forgotten

‘Tough’ Immigration Rhetoric Rises whilst Facts are Forgotten

Olly Neville March 26, 2013 2

  The political class of today is eating a mess of its own making. For too long no one would talk about immigration, now they can’t talk enough about it. A force that is

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Why Are Brits Such Bad Europeans?

Lee Jenkins March 2, 2013 1

Despite the efforts of successive governments over the decades, Brits have shown a stubborn refusal to embrace the European identity.   It can’t be easy being a Europhile in Britain. I can only imagine

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World Affairs News Round Up 28/02/13

World Affairs News Round Up 28/02/13

Lee Jenkins February 28, 2013 0

  If anybody was worried that North Korea had calmed down, they can sleep easy again tonight. The regime in Pyongyang announced that the US was now within range of its rockets. North Korea

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Hilary Clinton’s Scorecard

Hilary Clinton’s Scorecard

Lee Jenkins February 7, 2013 2

How Did Hilary Clinton fare as Secretary of State? Last week Hilary Rodham Clinton stepped down as the US Secretary of State, being replaced by John Kerry, who unsuccessfully stood against George W Bush in

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Europe: Party leader predictions on the continental debate.

Europe: Party leader predictions on the continental debate.

Backbencher January 28, 2013 0

  Daving in European Waters The next few weeks could make or break the PM. The speech made last week was certainly a turning point for the better, but only some days later fidgeting

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PMQs Review – 16/01/2013 – …It All Comes Down To Europe

PMQs Review – 16/01/2013 – …It All Comes Down To Europe

Victoria Monro January 16, 2013 3

THE battle between the Government and Labour came down to Europe: and in between the quips and little jokes (that were actually, genuinely amusing for once) was some serious substance, and there are a

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