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The Labour Party: Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

The Labour Party: Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Matthew Cowley August 7, 2016 0

You can often tell whether someone is backing Owen Smith or Jeremy Corbyn by whether they say that the Shadow Cabinet is half empty or half full. As the Labour leadership battle whimpers on,

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Things have got serious, and the feminist narrative has gone into retreat. Kind of.

Things have got serious, and the feminist narrative has gone into retreat. Kind of.

Elena Rider August 6, 2016 0

It started with the terrible killing of MP Jo Cox. I thought ‘the feminists are going to make this all about gender’ – but they didn’t. Of course, the man who killed her is

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The Interest Rate: Will They, Won’t They?

The Interest Rate: Will They, Won’t They?

Thomas Walker August 3, 2016 0

Hardly any time seems to have passed since the last time the Bank of England was gearing up to reveal its new interest rate. That time, of course, the BOE defied expectations and kept

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Why We Shouldn’t Ridicule Trump’s North Korean Endorsement

Why We Shouldn’t Ridicule Trump’s North Korean Endorsement

Matthew Cowley August 1, 2016 0

It seems like an unlikely alliance. One of them is a fanatic totalitarian with awful hair; the other is the ruler of North Korea. One of them hates America with a burning passion; the

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Named Person law declared illegal by Supreme Court – but the battle is far from over

Named Person law declared illegal by Supreme Court – but the battle is far from over

Sophie Sandor July 31, 2016 1

If you talk to the average parent in Scotland today, you will be painted quite an unsettling and surprising picture, even if you have been been following in the news opposition to schemes like

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The SNP is basing its second independence referendum on a faux-progressivism

The SNP is basing its second independence referendum on a faux-progressivism

Ioan Phillips July 30, 2016 0

This week, the SNP launched its ‘summer of independence’ campaign. June’s Brexit vote saw Scotland vote by 62-38 majority for Remain, but the euroscepticism of English and Welsh voters swung the overall result in

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Ghostbusters, Milo Yiannopoulos’ Twitter ban and how the left play into his hands

Ghostbusters, Milo Yiannopoulos’ Twitter ban and how the left play into his hands

Elena Rider July 29, 2016 2

Earlier this month Brietbart journalist and famous provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos had his Twitter account @nero permanently suspended. It’s a long story, and to understand it one has to consider how Milo became famous in

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Black Lives Don’t Matter to Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Don’t Matter to Black Lives Matter

Alexander Fiúza July 29, 2016 2

Three years ago the organization called Black Lives Matter was founded, and it rose to prominence in 2014 on the back of the Michael Brown incident and grew with later, highly publicised, deaths of

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An NUS Set Against Reform

An NUS Set Against Reform

David Browne July 29, 2016 0

For those who voted to stay in the NUS in various referenda across the country last term, the opening season of Malia Bouattia’s Presidency is unlikely to have inspired much confidence. Bouattia herself, after

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Catalan Independence Could Reverberate Far Beyond North-Eastern Spain

Catalan Independence Could Reverberate Far Beyond North-Eastern Spain

Matthew Cowley July 28, 2016 0

It may have gone unnoticed by the majority of the international media, but a decision taken by a regional Parliament in north-eastern Spain in the last week could have a profound effect on the

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