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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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Is The State An Organic Entity?

Is The State An Organic Entity?

Backbencher May 17, 2013 0

Does Burkean notion of the state as an organic entity still apply?  The view that the state is an organic entity was famously coined by Burke who stated that in order for both the

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Good Riddance To ULU

Good Riddance To ULU

Backbencher May 16, 2013 0

An unabashed redaction of the Marxist fetishism and financial catastrophe that is the University of London Union. A spectre has long haunted the University of London Union – the spectre of communism. Founded in

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Goodbye Chavez: A New Start in Venezuela?

Goodbye Chavez: A New Start in Venezuela?

Tristan Kitchin March 6, 2013 0

  Yesterday, (Tuesday March 5th) at the age of 58, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez passed away. Chavez had been undergoing a prolonged battle against cancer ever since it was first detected in mid-2011, and

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