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The housing crisis is a failure of over-regulation – not capitalism

The housing crisis is a failure of over-regulation – not capitalism

Antony Sammeroff September 24, 2017 0

“I’ve got good news and bad news,” says the politician behind the podium – live on tv – sweat dripping from his brow… “Here’s the bad news – ” A moment of gravity descends

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“The More Corrupt The Republic, The More Numerous The Laws”

“The More Corrupt The Republic, The More Numerous The Laws”

Backbencher November 1, 2013 0

Ellie McHugh considers how applicable that extract from Tacitus’ Annals remains today Before the last General Election, the left-wing comedian Mark Thomas toured the country with a satirical stage show, “The People’s Manifesto”, in

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Time To Take The State Out Of State Education

Michael St George October 18, 2013 10

Michael St George argues for the removal of the State’s near-monopoly on education supply You may remember educational campaigner Katharine Birbalsingh. She was the teacher who received a standing ovation from the 2010 Conservative

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British Politics: Same Old Dogs, New Old Tricks

British Politics: Same Old Dogs, New Old Tricks

Backbencher October 4, 2013 0

 Why does the UK’s Political Elite seem possessed of  apparent inability to learn anything new I’m not the bragging type. But I’m going to say it – I did forecast a return to 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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Is The State An Organic Entity?

Is The State An Organic Entity?

Backbencher May 17, 2013 0

Does Burkean notion of the state as an organic entity still apply?  The view that the state is an organic entity was famously coined by Burke who stated that in order for both the

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Nail biting times: Venezuela’s New President announced soon

Nail biting times: Venezuela’s New President announced soon

Tristan Kitchin April 14, 2013 0

  It has been six weeks since Chavez’s death and the race is on in the election for his successor. The two front-runners, Nicolas Maduro and Henrique Capriles, have been campaigning relentlessly to sway

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