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The Death of Assisted Dying – A Defeat For Self-Ownership

The Death of Assisted Dying – A Defeat For Self-Ownership

James Tracey September 13, 2015 0

Last friday Parliament rejected Rob Marris’ Assisted Dying Bill. The Bill would allow people who have been judged to have six months to live by two doctors acting independently of each other the right

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Nem, köszönöm – Hungary Uses Unemployed For State Project

Nem, köszönöm – Hungary Uses Unemployed For State Project

Joey Simnett August 28, 2015 0

Where there’s a will there’s a wall. It’s recently been reported that Hungary has been building a 175km fence across its southern border to keep out asylum seekers, notably from Syria and Afghanistan. The

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We should be gifting Royal Mail shares to the least well-off

We should be gifting Royal Mail shares to the least well-off

Olly Neville October 15, 2013 1

Olly Neville shows how privatisation can be used to help the poorest members of society. The first and most obvious point is that in a truly free market, there would be no need for

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Blaming Islam for the Westgate Mall attack is fruitless

Blaming Islam for the Westgate Mall attack is fruitless

Backbencher September 25, 2013 3

Joel Kibirige asks whether debating the role of religion in the Westgate Mall attack is the best way of moving forward. The recent atrocities in Kenya committed by al-Shabab have reignited debate regarding the

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Britain is not a police state. Yet.

Britain is not a police state. Yet.

Backbencher August 24, 2013 1

The past week’s events ought to be the catalyst for restoring civil liberties  The arrest of David Miranda and destruction of The Guardian’s hard-drives was such a bizarre event that it has become hard to discuss it without sounding like a

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Fight Club and the Free Market

Fight Club and the Free Market

Daniel Pryor August 13, 2013 2

Daniel Pryor argues that loving the free market and hating consumerism are reconcilable viewpoints. “The things you own end up owning you.” – Tyler Durden In the years following the release of David Fincher’s

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A Royal Baby: Who Still Cares?

A Royal Baby: Who Still Cares?

James Snell July 30, 2013 2

James Snell asks whether it’s finally time to think about a republic. The baby is born! The die is cast! The umbilical cord has been severed, and with it, any hopes of privacy and

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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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A practical solution for MP’s Pay & Expenses

Backbencher July 22, 2013 0

By Josh Hitchens This year more than most has shown that when it comes to Westminster politics, money is king. Whether it has been Unite’s purchased influence over the Labour party or Mr Crosby’s

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Religion’s role in politics

Religion’s role in politics

Backbencher June 23, 2013 0

By Rachel Auld   There is an old saying that the British Labour Party owes more to “Methodism than Marx”. In a secular state, religion and politics are not supposed to mix, but they

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