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Comment: The Anatomy of Our Decline

Comment: The Anatomy of Our Decline

William Collins November 2, 2017 1

Ah, gender! It’s a hall of mirrors, full of misdirection. You must forgive me if I have not followed the details of all this #MeToo business and the ‘revelations’ of mass sexual victimisation of

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Lest We Forget: Leave Our Memorials Alone

Lest We Forget: Leave Our Memorials Alone

David Bone September 5, 2017 0

We now live in an age where inconvenient, ‘offensive’ history is being forcibly removed by the social justice left in an endless crusade to wipe out the historical and physical legacy of Western Civilisation

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UK Planning Regulation is Hurting the Poorest

UK Planning Regulation is Hurting the Poorest

Thomas Walker March 1, 2017 0

The state of the housing market in Britain has gone well beyond a joke. Recently it was revealed that there are on average “eleven house-hunters for every home on the market”. House prices have

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Inauguration Protests: The Hypocrisy of the Left Divides America

Inauguration Protests: The Hypocrisy of the Left Divides America

Elena Rider January 21, 2017 0

It could easily be a picture of two different countries: crowds of smiling, patriotic Trump supporters cheering as their new President announces an end to difficulties for the working class and vows to eradicate

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WATCH: It’s Time to Defend Rail Privatisation

WATCH: It’s Time to Defend Rail Privatisation

Thomas Walker September 29, 2016 0

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Britain has Voted for Freedom

Britain has Voted for Freedom

Thomas Walker June 24, 2016 0

Brexit is happening. We at The Backbencher see this as a triumph for freedom and democracy. The British people have demonstrated enormous intelligence and independent mindedness in disregarding the overwhelming narrative of fear and pessimism

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Sadiq’s Failed Promise is Hardly Surpising

Sadiq’s Failed Promise is Hardly Surpising

Thomas Walker June 13, 2016 1

The sentence “I will freeze all TfL fares for four years” is pretty unambiguous. Unfortunately, we live in a world where politicians breaking promises is taken as a basic fact of life, and as

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The Hillsborough Shirt Arrest is Depressing on Every Possible Level

The Hillsborough Shirt Arrest is Depressing on Every Possible Level

Thomas Walker May 31, 2016 2

Yesterday, a man was arrested for wearing a shirt in a pub. There are parts of the world where that occurrence wouldn’t seem out of place. In some countries, arresting citizens for speech is commonplace,

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Spads Review – Can a 5 minute Political Comedy work?

Spads Review – Can a 5 minute Political Comedy work?

Derek Scott May 19, 2016 0

‘Spads’, or ‘Special Advisors’, are the media, political or economic advisors that political parties of varying stripes have adopted in recent decades in increasing numbers. Partly this is to fill knowledge gaps with specialist

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Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Alex MacDonald August 26, 2015 0

The UK government last night responded to the petition “make the production, sale and use of cannabis legal” with an unfortunate conclusion for those who seek reform in UK drugs law. Despite the positive

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