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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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Do We Still Need A Government? Well, Yes

Do We Still Need A Government? Well, Yes

Backbencher August 29, 2013 5

Are there any functions which can and must remain the preserve of elected governments? I often hear talk of reducing the role of the state, and the benefits that doing so would bring to

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Does Human Nature Justify Political Authority?

Does Human Nature Justify Political Authority?

Backbencher June 21, 2013 0

 What level of interference we require from the Government Does our human nature mean that we require authority? Even from a young age it’s drilled into most of us that this is the case

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The Timely Death Of Universalism

Backbencher June 6, 2013 0

The State enforced sense of oneness has had its day.  There has been much ado about universalism this week.  The idea that everyone should benefit from the welfare state is not, however, universally popular.

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Hurry Up And Die: We Need An Upper Age Limit

Hurry Up And Die: We Need An Upper Age Limit

Lee Jenkins March 28, 2013 6

Too many old people are being supported by too few young people and its getting worse. It’s unsustainable. We need to think the unthinkable   Like many Asian cultures, the Japanese  view their elderly

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Reforming Economic Theory

Reforming Economic Theory

Backbencher February 14, 2013 1

Corporatism, Free Markets, Public Investments…Is it time to rethink the whole subject of economic theory? The story of Britain’s economic liberalisation was based on the assumption that a stronger role for the state is economically

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One monarchy, one Partner: Maybe “one” is not the answer

One monarchy, one Partner: Maybe “one” is not the answer

Backbencher February 11, 2013 0

Derek Campbell,   Over the course of human history, at least insofar as it would generally be perceived in the UK, there has been an acceptance that a single, exclusive right answer can be

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Legalise Lying: Why Libel Laws are utter rubbish.

Legalise Lying: Why Libel Laws are utter rubbish.

Olly Neville January 8, 2013 14

And why it shouldn’t be a crime to falsely accuse Lord McAlpine as a paedophile   I wrote before why the only rights we have are property rights. So the only justification for ever

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