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Why Jacob Rees-Mogg’s religious views shouldn’t end Moggmentum

Why Jacob Rees-Mogg’s religious views shouldn’t end Moggmentum

Ed Creedy September 9, 2017 2

This week, the return of our elected parliamentarians to the Commons Chamber has been overshadowed by the comments and views of a certain Jacob Rees-Mogg MP. Hotly tipped (in some circles) as an outside

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Op Ed: Immigration And The Death Of A Nation?

Op Ed: Immigration And The Death Of A Nation?

Backbencher May 16, 2014 0

Mass uncontrolled immigration, argues Jack Wharton, represents more of a danger to the social cohesiveness of a nation than the economic benefits it brings Margaret Thatcher once said, on the subject of immigration, ‘you’ve

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Why Everybody Has A Reason To Hate UKIP

Why Everybody Has A Reason To Hate UKIP

Lee Jenkins April 3, 2014 4

Labour, Tory, Lib Dem, or just a political geek, we can all find something to dislike and fear about UKIP They’re just not going away, are they? This week UKIP membership smashed through the

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How Both Left & Right Claim V For Vendetta As Their Own

How Both Left & Right Claim V For Vendetta As Their Own

Lee Jenkins October 31, 2013 4

How did a glorified prop in an average film come to be seized upon by both sides of the political divide? There isn’t much in the way of imagery or iconography that vehemently opposed

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Libertarians & Public Nudity

Libertarians & Public Nudity

Lee Jenkins April 25, 2013 20

Defenders of liberty must be defenders of nudity Next to property rights, perhaps the most sacred totem to libertarians is freedom of expression. Normally this manifests itself in freedom of speech, whether via the

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EDL endorsement proves that UKIP need to ditch their faux-Libertarian image

EDL endorsement proves that UKIP need to ditch their faux-Libertarian image

Backbencher April 5, 2013 3

  Alex Macdonald and Olly Neville On Wednesday evening, The Backbencher broke the news of how the English Defence League’s leader, Tommy Robinson – aka Stephen Lennon – endorsed UKIP and their policies on

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When Social Conservatism Meets State Power

Lee Jenkins February 7, 2013 4

The Magdalene Laundries are a telling salutory lesson in what can happen when social conservatism is handed the levers of State power The Irish Prime Minister apologised for the ‘stigma and conditions’ of the

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Who are UKIP?

Who are UKIP?

Andrew Thorpe-Apps January 19, 2013 7

The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) has been suffering from internal tensions for some time. The party is fundamentally divided between those with a socially conservative outlook, and those with a more libertarian perspective. On top of

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