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The Republican and Labour Parties: brought to the brink of destruction by demagoguery and populism

The Republican and Labour Parties: brought to the brink of destruction by demagoguery and populism

Robert Tyler September 22, 2016 0

A year ago Jeremy Corbyn was elected as leader of the Labour Party, and I said back then how he and his supporters were like the Tea Party. It has since been explained to

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How 2016 Could be Gary Johnson’s Year

How 2016 Could be Gary Johnson’s Year

Matthew Cowley September 21, 2016 0

His failure to reach the first Presidential debate – polling at an average of around 10% nationally – would seem to have put to rest any chance of Libertarian nominee, Gary Johnson, occupying the

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A postcard from Cardiff: is Welsh independence just a pipe dream?

A postcard from Cardiff: is Welsh independence just a pipe dream?

Ioan Phillips September 21, 2016 0

The 11:53 Arriva Trains Wales service to Cardiff Central is packed. “They should re-nationalise these bloody things”, the elderly gentleman standing across from me mutters. He’s not going to the Rali Annibyniaeth (for those

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Mr Trump Goes to Washington

Mr Trump Goes to Washington

Alexander Fiúza September 20, 2016 1

The conventional wisdom is that Trump will be crushed in the Presidential elections, and the conventional wisdom is wrong. Here’s why. First and foremost, there’s his opponent. Hillary Clinton is one of the few

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If we really care about the poor then why are we so obsessed with the rich?

If we really care about the poor then why are we so obsessed with the rich?

Dani Bolt September 20, 2016 0

Economists, politicians and the media love to moan about inequality. Blazing headlines scream that the rich are getting richer and richer – all at the expense of the poor! This is simply untrue. The

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Science Museum becomes latest target of censorious gender warriors

Science Museum becomes latest target of censorious gender warriors

Elena Rider September 20, 2016 1

You could be forgiven for thinking that the Green Party would have an awful lot to worry about at the moment, and a hell of a lot of work to do. There are important

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Hillary Clinton’s Road to the White House

Hillary Clinton’s Road to the White House

Brad Bell September 19, 2016 0

It was tempting to begin this article by pronouncing that, ‘Hilary Clinton will be elected President on November 8th 2016’. But after June 23rd, conventional political wisdom is not so sure to apply. Yes,

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Cultural Appropriation at Fashion Week? The sharing of ideas and styles should be celebrated not demonised

Cultural Appropriation at Fashion Week? The sharing of ideas and styles should be celebrated not demonised

Willetta Florence September 19, 2016 0

Fashion Week is upon us and the designer winning the attention for the current controversy is Marc Jacobs, who chose to create multi-coloured fabric strands that resemble dreadlocks. As a result, Jacobs has become the latest sacrifice for the self-appointed priests

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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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