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A few great political milestones safe spaces could have prevented from happening

A few great political milestones safe spaces could have prevented from happening

Dani Bolt September 16, 2016 3

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. So-called “safe spaces” supposedly protect students from the former but actually prevent the latter. Arbitrarily drawn bounds on acceptability are stunting societal progression through the shutting down of debate

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Bingo Halls Are in Decline but Bingo Still Grows Strong – How and Why?

Bingo Halls Are in Decline but Bingo Still Grows Strong – How and Why?

Ryan Thompson September 12, 2016 1

Bingo is one of the oldest and most beloved games of all time. Since the early 1500s, Bingo has been spreading in popularity with the introduction of bingo halls in communities worldwide. Over the

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North Korea is no Laughing Matter

North Korea is no Laughing Matter

Thomas Walker September 12, 2016 0

It’s easy to dismiss the news of yet another North Korean nuclear test. The country’s constant threats against the South and the USA can be amusing given its history of launch failures and the

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No, Corbyn is not the left’s Thatcher

No, Corbyn is not the left’s Thatcher

Emile Yusupoff September 9, 2016 0

The emergence of a “counter-Thatcher” is a prevalent left-wing dream. Margaret Thatcher’s government heralded and implemented a radical change in the UK’s economic model and political culture. The post-war consensus of a mixed economy,

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Prisoner’s Dilemma: Short Sentences Are Selling Short

Prisoner’s Dilemma: Short Sentences Are Selling Short

Dani Bolt September 8, 2016 2

It is no secret that the prison system, overstretched and understaffed, is failing its prisoners. In failing its prisoners, it is failing us all. Regardless of whether you believe a prison’s main role is

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The Death of a Despot May Lead to Instability in Central Asia

The Death of a Despot May Lead to Instability in Central Asia

Matthew Cowley September 6, 2016 0

The death of brutal dictator Islam Karimov was announced on Friday, bringing his 27 year rule of Uzbekistan to an end. The handling of the Uzbek President’s death has been reminiscent of the regime

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The Left are Not the Majority

The Left are Not the Majority

Thomas Walker September 5, 2016 1

At Jeremy Corbyn’s recent rally in Milton Keynes, one warm-up act proudly declared that “the time of the majority has come”. Quite apart from the alarming disdain for individual rights that line displays, it

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A CEO Pay Cap Would Cap The Welfare Of All

A CEO Pay Cap Would Cap The Welfare Of All

Dani Bolt September 5, 2016 1

The share of national income going to top CEOs is going up and up. Government intervention to restrict this commits twin errors of assuming that rising pay at the top is an unwarranted endemic

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What Now for Bitcoin?

What Now for Bitcoin?

Guest Author September 1, 2016 0

Over recent years Bitcoin has had a habit of defying expectations. Since its dramatic 2013 price rise it has held level in spite of the constant predictions of naysayers that it’s just a fad,

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By Voting for the SNP, Scots are Voting Against Themselves

By Voting for the SNP, Scots are Voting Against Themselves

Alexander Fiúza August 31, 2016 0

It’s been apparent for some time now that the Scotland has developed electoral habits unusually amenable to the SNP. Though their success is a relatively recent development, it has roots reaching back decades. Throughout

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