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Socialists & The Daily Mail Have A Lot In Common

Socialists & The Daily Mail Have A Lot In Common

Lee Jenkins October 10, 2013 1

For all their mutual loathing, the Daily Mail and Socialists have an embarrassing amount in common. It’s hard to leaf through the Daily Mail without coming to the conclusion that humanity peaked around 1952

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Britain is becoming a more equal society

Britain is becoming a more equal society

Backbencher October 5, 2013 0

Despite what Ed Miliband’s campaign team may be saying, figures released this week showed that the UK is now a more equal society than at any point in the last 25 years. Whilst this

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Libertarianism’s 3 Desperately Needed Reality Checks

Libertarianism’s 3 Desperately Needed Reality Checks

Lee Jenkins September 19, 2013 7

  Libertarians are our own worst enemy. If we want to effect national politics, we need to stop doing three things right now. We have a lot going for us; the internet, globalisation, the

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Scotland’s Outside Left

Backbencher July 26, 2013 3

Alan Grant critiques the Reid Foundation’s vision for an independent, but statist-socialist Scotland. This column very rarely begins with a compliment being paid to that side of our constitutional debate which seeks to wrench

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Benefits claimants aren’t ‘scroungers’ or ‘shirkers’

Benefits claimants aren’t ‘scroungers’ or ‘shirkers’

Daniel Pryor July 23, 2013 1

(Photograph by Helen Cobain) Daniel Pryor criticises right-wing attitudes towards the welfare state and its recipients. I am going to plead with you to adopt a more compassionate, caring and understanding view of benefit

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Letting the poor die in the street?

Letting the poor die in the street?

Backbencher June 11, 2013 3

Andy Bolton addresses those who mischaracterise libertarian beliefs regarding healthcare. How often have we libertarians heard the line: “You don’t want state healthcare? Then you must want poor people to die in the street?” Thankfully

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Stanford University Law School and Religious Liberty

Stanford University Law School and Religious Liberty

Backbencher June 11, 2013 0

(Photograph by Eric Chan) Walter Block discusses why forcing firms to make special arrangements to fulfil religious sensibilities of employees violates their rights. Pretty much any law school worthy of its bias toward left-liberalism

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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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The Political Centre Ground, R.I.P

Lee Jenkins April 25, 2013 0

The Center Ground is disappearing, and the Tories will suffer the most for it The upcoming local elections could see the Conservatives lose 600 seats. Granted, many of these were soft wins taken from

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Cap Welfare And End Dependency

Cap Welfare And End Dependency

Backbencher April 20, 2013 5

Natalie Dinham says the Government is right to cap welfare payments. Over the last week, we have seen welfare reforms come into effect. The basis for these reforms is embedded upon the comparison between

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