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The timely end of BigGov

Old Holborn February 27, 2014 2

Slowly, but surely, it’s all coming undone. I’m not talking the stitching on Jo Brands tent, but our reliance on Big Government to solve all our problems. Since the end of the Second World

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Smoking In Cars: A Bad, Bad, Bill

Smoking In Cars: A Bad, Bad, Bill

Backbencher February 21, 2014 0

 The Bill that seeks to enable a ban on smoking whilst with a child in a car is badly thought-through, argues Reece Warren The recent amendment to the Children and Families Bill is the

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A Conservative’s critique of Libertarianism:

Backbencher January 31, 2014 2

Chris Rogers Follow Chris on Twitter  Libertarians are vehement and extreme rationalists, almost to a man and a woman they’re atheists, they pride themselves in applying rational thought to every aspect of life and

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Why Libertarians Will Never Get Immigration

Lee Jenkins November 20, 2013 7

Why do libertarians have such a hard time understanding, and being understood, on the most contentious issue? Next to taxation, immigration is possibly the most contentious and emotive issue of the last decade. This

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How Both Left & Right Claim V For Vendetta As Their Own

How Both Left & Right Claim V For Vendetta As Their Own

Lee Jenkins October 31, 2013 4

How did a glorified prop in an average film come to be seized upon by both sides of the political divide? There isn’t much in the way of imagery or iconography that vehemently opposed

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Fifty Ways to Leave Leviathan

Backbencher October 6, 2013 1

  State management of society is not only contrary to human liberty; it is also unworkable. It cannot achieve what it seeks to achieve, which is often all-round control of some sector of economic

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Britain is becoming a more equal society

Britain is becoming a more equal society

Backbencher October 5, 2013 0

Despite what Ed Miliband’s campaign team may be saying, figures released this week showed that the UK is now a more equal society than at any point in the last 25 years. Whilst this

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The personal is not the political; why libertarians have no obligation to tolerate intolerance

The personal is not the political; why libertarians have no obligation to tolerate intolerance

Christina Annesley September 26, 2013 1

  I am a social liberal. As a known(ish) libertarian many would presume this to be obvious, but this is not quite the sense in which I mean it. When I refer to myself

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Libertarianism’s 3 Desperately Needed Reality Checks

Libertarianism’s 3 Desperately Needed Reality Checks

Lee Jenkins September 19, 2013 7

  Libertarians are our own worst enemy. If we want to effect national politics, we need to stop doing three things right now. We have a lot going for us; the internet, globalisation, the

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Why I Am Not A Libertarian

Why I Am Not A Libertarian

Backbencher September 14, 2013 8

Is Libertarianism best kept in Sixth Form Common Room? One social conservative gives us his views. You cannot be socially liberal and fiscally conservative because the consequences of unfettered social liberalism will have significant

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