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The National Trust is Selling its Soul

The National Trust is Selling its Soul

Richard Marshall September 6, 2017 0

What springs to mind when you hear the words ‘National Trust’? Old buildings I presume? Perhaps an image of veteran volunteers who have given many years if not decades of service to the Trust.

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Lest We Forget: Leave Our Memorials Alone

Lest We Forget: Leave Our Memorials Alone

David Bone September 5, 2017 0

We now live in an age where inconvenient, ‘offensive’ history is being forcibly removed by the social justice left in an endless crusade to wipe out the historical and physical legacy of Western Civilisation

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Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Joey Simnett August 17, 2015 0

Recently, farmers have been protesting that supermarket chains have been purchasing their milk for “below production cost” (notably Tesco, which has now apparently switched its main controversy from horses to cows, the old troublemaker). This

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Vladmir Putin Is Russia’s Ronald Reagan

Vladmir Putin Is Russia’s Ronald Reagan

Lee Jenkins May 1, 2014 0

Far from being a caricature Bond villain, Putin is seen as a national saviour, a la Reagan. The the late 1970s the United States was deep in what Carter called a malaise. The economy

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Russia, Ukraine & Crimea – A Very Complex History

Russia, Ukraine & Crimea – A Very Complex History

Backbencher March 21, 2014 1

Ellie McHugh recounts the multi-faceted, multi-layered history of ethnic and religious strife that makes the Ukrainian crisis far more complex than generally appreciated “Dreamers of sleepers and white treason, we dream of rain and

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The Con Of Britishness

The Con Of Britishness

Backbencher February 27, 2014 2

The idea of Britishness is intrinsically linked to empire. That red white and blue flag slowly flutters in the mid afternoon wind, currently flown all across the world, from Canada to Jamaica, to Kenya, to South

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The Winston Churchill We Chose To Forget

The Winston Churchill We Chose To Forget

Backbencher January 9, 2014 9

Voted greatest Britain of all time, this titan of the British identity had some less than stellar moments Winston Churchill, not only a hero of the Right, but a national hero for bravely leading

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Firing Blanks? Libertarians & Gun Control

Firing Blanks? Libertarians & Gun Control

Lee Jenkins January 9, 2014 11

Why are British libertarians a bit wobbly when it comes to packing heat? For American libertarians, gun ownership isn’t even totemic, it’s a no-brainer. Without the means to protect yourself and your property, every

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“The More Corrupt The Republic, The More Numerous The Laws”

“The More Corrupt The Republic, The More Numerous The Laws”

Backbencher November 1, 2013 0

Ellie McHugh considers how applicable that extract from Tacitus’ Annals remains today Before the last General Election, the left-wing comedian Mark Thomas toured the country with a satirical stage show, “The People’s Manifesto”, in

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Shameful Omission Of Black Anti-Slavery Campaigners From History

Shameful Omission Of Black Anti-Slavery Campaigners From History

Backbencher October 31, 2013 3

Why are key figures in the history of slavery notably absent from the curriculum? Slavery. Right now you’re thinking of Mississippian cotton fields staffed by legions of battered, bruised and beaten slaves while slave

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