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#MarxMustFall – why it’s time to tear down the Marx mausoleum

#MarxMustFall – why it’s time to tear down the Marx mausoleum

James Bickerton August 25, 2017 0

It’s time to knock down Nelson’s column. So says broadcaster Afua Hirsch in The Guardian. His historic defence of slavery makes him, we are told, a ‘white supremacist’. I accept that by modern standards

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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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In defense of zero hour contracts

In defense of zero hour contracts

Alastair Thompson August 13, 2017 0

What possesses a man to put aside his own beliefs for a time, after dedicating a life to see a possibility that their dreams may come true? This is a question that could easily

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How should conservatives respond to a Corbyn led Government?

How should conservatives respond to a Corbyn led Government?

James Bickerton July 12, 2017 23

It’s entirely possible that Jeremy Corbyn is our next Prime Minister. A month ago that statement would have sounded absurd, but then in 2017 a month is a veritable era in politics. According to

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John McDonnell’s May Day speech was a moral disgrace

John McDonnell’s May Day speech was a moral disgrace

James Bickerton May 2, 2017 9

Allow me, briefly, to describe a scene. A Tory Minister addresses a rally in Trafalgar Square. He thanks the assembled crowd for their dedication, and assures them of his support for their cause. Above

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Revisiting The Road to Wigan Pier

Revisiting The Road to Wigan Pier

William Collins April 9, 2017 0

Wigan Pier was a coal landing jetty on the Leeds-Liverpool canal where it passed through Wigan. It is an ironic appellation, Wigan’s Pier bearing no more relation to a seaside pier than a lump

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Ed Miliband: Not Socialist, Just Cynical

Ed Miliband: Not Socialist, Just Cynical

Backbencher May 9, 2014 1

Labour’s leader, says Jack Wharton, isn’t motivated by a revolutionary zeal for social justice, just a cynical desire for for power Ed Miliband is not stupid. He’s many things – goofy, nasal, and according

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Walter Benjamin – an unlikely source of inspiration for libertarians

Walter Benjamin – an unlikely source of inspiration for libertarians

Daniel Pryor May 6, 2014 0

Daniel Pryor discusses the ways in which libertarians can learn from reading Walter Benjamin. “If the natural utilization of productive forces is impeded by the state, the increase in technical devices, in speed, and

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Fight Club and the Free Market

Fight Club and the Free Market

Daniel Pryor August 13, 2013 2

Daniel Pryor argues that loving the free market and hating consumerism are reconcilable viewpoints. “The things you own end up owning you.” – Tyler Durden In the years following the release of David Fincher’s

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The State As Oppressor?

The State As Oppressor?

Backbencher May 31, 2013 1

Can the state be said to be an oppressor? The view that the state is an oppressor would be held by two particular ideologies: anarchism (which stems from anarchia – defined as no rule),

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