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General Election 2017: A victory for faux socialism

General Election 2017: A victory for faux socialism

Matt Jackson June 16, 2017 1

Before voting in last week’s elections, I collared a 31-year-old who had never voted before. I was, as a local journalist, on the prowl for some stories, who was voting for who – more

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It’s time to recognise that Jeremy Corbyn could be our next Prime Minister

It’s time to recognise that Jeremy Corbyn could be our next Prime Minister

James Bickerton June 10, 2017 11

Forty-eight hours ago the idea that Jeremy Corbyn could be our next Prime Minister seemed vaguely preposterous. The main question wasn’t whether he would lose the General Election, but by how much. Would Labour

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EXCLUSIVE: Former Labour staffer explains how the Party can be saved

EXCLUSIVE: Former Labour staffer explains how the Party can be saved

James Bickerton May 28, 2017 0

A confession. I should have written this piece some time ago. I say this not to underline my incompetence, I fear this is scarcely necessary, but out of fairness to my subject. It’s now

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Top Ten Reasons Why Living In Socialist Venezuela Sucks

Top Ten Reasons Why Living In Socialist Venezuela Sucks

James Bickerton May 14, 2017 0

Since 1998 Venezuela has been ruled by authoritarian socialists, with first Hugo Chavez and then Nicolás Maduro as President. From Noam Chomsky to Jeremy Corbyn, via Oliver Stone and Owen Jones, its Governments have

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The alphabet according to the Labour Party

The alphabet according to the Labour Party

James Bickerton May 7, 2017 0

A is for Anti-Semitism, which definitely doesn’t exist in the Labour Party (and don’t let the Zionist media tell you any different). B is for Britain, a country which achieved some prominence thanks to

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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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Populism Doesn’t Mean What You Think

Populism Doesn’t Mean What You Think

Matthew Cowley February 2, 2017 0

Populism has become a synonym for ‘movement that we don’t like’ in the weird political universe of 2016/17. The truth is though, it isn’t some malevolent force which guides despots and dictators into power

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Venezuela’s Failures Should Be a Warning About State Socialism

Venezuela’s Failures Should Be a Warning About State Socialism

Benjamin Jackson October 12, 2016 0

If one was to search for an example of how a socialist state can go wrong, Venezuela provides a fitting depiction. With the world’s highest inflation rate – predicted to reach 500% by the

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The Pink Tide Consumes Itself

The Pink Tide Consumes Itself

Alexander Fiúza October 2, 2016 0

A decade ago the far left was exhibiting a certain triumphalism. They may have become irrelevant in the West and lost their shining star in the East, but a new hope had emerged for

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“The Simpsons” Shows A Classic Example Of Crony Capitalism In Action

“The Simpsons” Shows A Classic Example Of Crony Capitalism In Action

Joey Simnett October 12, 2015 1

Modern mainstream entertainment media is no alien to political satire and social commentary; aside from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone who are renowned Libertarians it’s predominantly left liberal. The start of

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