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Truly Free Markets Must Permit Discrimination

Truly Free Markets Must Permit Discrimination

Lee Jenkins March 13, 2014 4

Freedom to enter into contracts includes the freedom to refuse, on any grounds. Libertarians and Classical Liberals will quickly and enthusiastically tell you of the benefits of free markets and liberty; lower taxes, more

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The World According To The Daily Mail

The World According To The Daily Mail

Lee Jenkins February 27, 2014 0

The Daily Mail reader’s cut-out-and-keep guide to foreign types and their unfamiliar ways. The Frenchman With the score on the battlefield heavily in our favour,  our stroppy Gallic cousins seem determined to strike at

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Islam: Scapgoat Of Choice?

Islam: Scapgoat Of Choice?

Backbencher November 28, 2013 9

Bloody Muslims. Every generation has that one great enemy, doesn’t it? For the establishment and government, it’s useful to have a concentrated hate and distrust, for papers like the Mail, Express and redtops it’s

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Unions and Anti Capitalists Spout Racist Abuse at Tories and Attack Female Members

Unions and Anti Capitalists Spout Racist Abuse at Tories and Attack Female Members

Milton September 29, 2013 1

Tory party conference kicked off today with the standard protests that seem to accompany Conservative events, with anti capitalist protesters mixing with Pro NHS groups (who curiously chose to protest and the Conservative Conference

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Racism isn’t Right Wing

David McNeilage September 16, 2013 4

Why are groups such as the BNP exclusively labelled as far-right or right wing for their racist views? Racism isn’t Right Wing. Nor is it Left Wing. Racism does not adhere to any specific

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Racism Behind the War on Drugs

Racism Behind the War on Drugs

Sam Woolfe August 28, 2013 2

Director Quentin Tarantino brought up an unexpected subject in an interview recently. He brought up the subject of the War on Drugs. But what was interesting was the comparison he made between the War and

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Criticism of Islam is Not ‘Islamophobia’

Criticism of Islam is Not ‘Islamophobia’

Sam Woolfe July 31, 2013 5

There is some debate as to whether Islamophobia is a valid term. Strictly speaking, it means an irrational fear or unfounded prejudice against Islam, but in its more widely used context, it means an

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Nelson Mandela: Saint or Sinner?

Nelson Mandela: Saint or Sinner?

Backbencher July 2, 2013 3

(Photograph by Paul Simpson) Andy Bolton asks how libertarians should view Nelson Mandela and his struggle against an apartheid state. With his failing health and impending 95th birthday, Nelson Mandela is once again at

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Remembering Mandela The Man

Remembering Mandela The Man

Backbencher June 29, 2013 0

As Mandelamania ramps up and previously pro-apartheid South Africa politicians here and abroad polish off their eulogies, Samuel Kerr looks at the positive achievements of an imperfect leader. I was recently sitting around the

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Race and Religion in the Media: A Look to Boston

Race and Religion in the Media: A Look to Boston

Backbencher April 24, 2013 1

Richard Elliott takes a closer look at a common false premise. At the time of writing, all charges for the acts of terrorism which occurred in Boston over the last week have been attributed

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