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Why Donald Trump is no conservative

Why Donald Trump is no conservative

James Bickerton August 29, 2017 1

The most significant political occurrence of the last few years has been the development of Donald J. Trump from narcissistic bigoted windbag to narcissistic bigoted windbag who controls what is by some margin the

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Trump Vs Kim: The Greater Threat to World Peace?

Trump Vs Kim: The Greater Threat to World Peace?

Matt Cooper August 20, 2017 0

America has resumed its self-proclaimed role as ‘Team America – world police’, following further tensions with North Korea. However, on this occasion, it is a boisterous, thin-skinned Donald Trump standing at the helm as

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Trump and the Lack of True Conservatism

Trump and the Lack of True Conservatism

S.K. Khanna July 30, 2017 0

Many have now found themselves miming: ‘America is weird’. Of course, censuring America is a favourite international pastime. Almost every nation of every continent and every clime think that it has a divine right

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EXCLUSIVE: Edwina Currie speaks to The Backbencher about conservatism, populism and Brexit

EXCLUSIVE: Edwina Currie speaks to The Backbencher about conservatism, populism and Brexit

James Bickerton June 25, 2017 0

Politics is arguably too interesting right now. Recent elections have produced a series of shock results. Brexit, Trump, Corbyn. It’s as though the Grand National has been won by a slightly under the weather

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Europe’s Trump wall hypocrisy

Europe’s Trump wall hypocrisy

Lee Jenkins March 12, 2017 0

It’s hard to keep up with Donald Trump’s policy agenda, and to be honest who would want to. There is however one constant in the seeming kaleidoscope of muses, thoughts, policies and general rants

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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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Inauguration Protests: The Hypocrisy of the Left Divides America

Inauguration Protests: The Hypocrisy of the Left Divides America

Elena Rider January 21, 2017 0

It could easily be a picture of two different countries: crowds of smiling, patriotic Trump supporters cheering as their new President announces an end to difficulties for the working class and vows to eradicate

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Propaganda Rising

Propaganda Rising

William Collins January 10, 2017 5

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. We have become insufficiently vigilant. If there is one thing we should have learnt by now it is how thoroughly the popular narrative can be manipulated by

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Mr Trump Goes to Washington

Mr Trump Goes to Washington

Alexander Fiúza September 20, 2016 1

The conventional wisdom is that Trump will be crushed in the Presidential elections, and the conventional wisdom is wrong. Here’s why. First and foremost, there’s his opponent. Hillary Clinton is one of the few

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Why We Shouldn’t Ridicule Trump’s North Korean Endorsement

Why We Shouldn’t Ridicule Trump’s North Korean Endorsement

Matthew Cowley August 1, 2016 0

It seems like an unlikely alliance. One of them is a fanatic totalitarian with awful hair; the other is the ruler of North Korea. One of them hates America with a burning passion; the

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