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EXCLUSIVE: What was it like being a Jew at the Labour Party Conference?

EXCLUSIVE: What was it like being a Jew at the Labour Party Conference?

James Bickerton October 15, 2017 0

David Collier is a British Jew who specialises in going undercover to find and expose anti-Semitism. There was a time when such work would have meant being submerged in the open sewer that is

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The economic case against rent controls

The economic case against rent controls

Liam Harkness October 6, 2017 0

“In many cases rent control appears to be the most efficient technique presently known to destroy a city—except for bombing.”[i] Jeremy Corbyn’s announcement that Labour would seek to implement rent controls, were it to

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Labour’s Conference showed the party remains bitterly divided

Labour’s Conference showed the party remains bitterly divided

Ed Creedy September 27, 2017 0

Labour ran a General Election Campaign earlier this year with one of the most socialist manifestos seen by a major party in this country. Brimming with renationalisation, radical government takeovers, and undoing many of

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Uber shows why capitalism is so great

Uber shows why capitalism is so great

Jamie McGowan September 26, 2017 0

G. K. Chesterton famously said that “The problem is not capitalism. The problem is that there are not enough capitalists”. This statement relies on a simple premise: that capitalism is primarily about ownership. In

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Why extreme partisanship is bad for politics

Why extreme partisanship is bad for politics

Alastair Thompson August 31, 2017 0

“What is politics?” may seem like a fairly simple question, after all, it is a question of just three words, yet it seems undeniable that even amongst those who read this piece a vast

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Is Labour making a more permanent shift to the left?

Is Labour making a more permanent shift to the left?

Ed Creedy August 30, 2017 0

Under Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party has shifted radically away from the centre-left ground it used to hold under the Blair and Brown governments, and even the Miliband leadership. Corbyn has taken the party

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The Archangel Jeremy

The Archangel Jeremy

S.K. Khanna August 15, 2017 0

Just when Great Britain is on the cusp of epochal rejuvenation, British politics has become tedious. The same rumors are recycled day after day; the same stories circulate hour after hour. Mrs May’s minority

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The Brexit Fallout: The Deepening Age Divide

The Brexit Fallout: The Deepening Age Divide

Richard Marshall August 2, 2017 1

Forget class war; age war is fast becoming the new reality of modern life. The grey-haired mob, who have voted continually for austerity in their own self-interest and for whom spitting on the grave

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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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Will I pay back my student debt? I’ll deal with it!

Will I pay back my student debt? I’ll deal with it!

Alice Stretch July 25, 2017 0

Jeremy Corbyn clarified on the Andrew Marr Show that he “didn’t make a commitment” during the election to write-off tuition fees, despite previously saying he would “deal” with existing student debt. To me, as a

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