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The Price of Brexit: The Martyrdom of Business?

The Price of Brexit: The Martyrdom of Business?

Richard Marshall July 6, 2018 0

With Brexit now only a matter of months away, and nothing agreed, either with the EU or within the British cabinet, the martyrdom of our business to the cause of an ideologically driven Brexit

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Ed Miliband: Not Socialist, Just Cynical

Ed Miliband: Not Socialist, Just Cynical

Backbencher May 9, 2014 1

Labour’s leader, says Jack Wharton, isn’t motivated by a revolutionary zeal for social justice, just a cynical desire for for power Ed Miliband is not stupid. He’s many things – goofy, nasal, and according

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The tension between libertarianism and religion

The tension between libertarianism and religion

Gordon Johnston April 29, 2014 0

Gordon Johnston examines the complex relationship between libertarianism and religion. David Cameron unintentionally ignited a debate on the soul of the United Kingdom by pronouncing it to be a Christian country. The response from

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What is conservatism?

What is conservatism?

Michael Shaw April 11, 2014 0

Michael Shaw examines the current state of conservatism as an ideology. The very name ‘conservative’ would suggest that the person or group who hold and practice this ideology are hostile to political change. Indeed,

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Conservatism: The next generation

Conservatism: The next generation

Andrew Thorpe-Apps April 10, 2014 0

British politics comes with a tangled web of philosophy, scholarly treatises and, in the case of Disraeli, a dash of fiction. Yet how relevant is all this to the modern Conservative party? Today’s young Conservatives remain strong proponents

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Why Austerity Hurts The Left

Why Austerity Hurts The Left

Lee Jenkins December 12, 2013 0

The debate over austerity should an open goal for the political Left, so why can’t they score? Asked what the stand out word or expression of this parliament is, and ‘austerity’ will be a

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Islamism Is Our Generation’s Fascism

Islamism Is Our Generation’s Fascism

Lee Jenkins July 25, 2013 36

Get past the headlines, the symbols and sound bites and you find striking similarities between the extremist ideologies of 1930’s European Fascism, and today’s Jihadist interpretation of Islam. Glorification of violence Like Mussolini’s volunteers,

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Libertarian Predistribution

Libertarian Predistribution

Olly Neville July 16, 2013 4

The goals of predistribution are best achieved through libertarian means When Ed Miliband announced his great idea of predistribution most people ignored it. Even the politically aware had very little idea what it was,

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Good Riddance To ULU

Good Riddance To ULU

Backbencher May 16, 2013 0

An unabashed redaction of the Marxist fetishism and financial catastrophe that is the University of London Union. A spectre has long haunted the University of London Union – the spectre of communism. Founded in

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Sam Bowman: “public opinion is on the libertarian side of almost any question you can think of”

Sam Bowman: “public opinion is on the libertarian side of almost any question you can think of”

Lee Jenkins May 14, 2013 5

Sam Bowman is Research Director of the Adam Smith Institute, a free market libertarian think tank in Westminster. He is responsible for commissioning and editing the Institute’s research and online publications, as well as

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