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Small isn’t insignificant: freedom on a local level

Small isn’t insignificant: freedom on a local level

Elijah Pryor April 19, 2014 0

Elijah Pryor argues that focusing upon changing our local communities is the best way of advancing liberty. You are just one individual, in one region, in one nation, on one continent, on one planet.

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What is happening to Michael Gove?

What is happening to Michael Gove?

James Snell April 19, 2014 2

James Snell comments upon the Secretary of State for Education’s ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ personality. Michael Gove is normally one of my favourite ministers. His principled stance on issues such as intervention in Syria, as

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Don’t Cross Off the Military Just Yet, Scotland

Don’t Cross Off the Military Just Yet, Scotland

Calum Heaton April 18, 2014 0

As specified in the Scotland’s Future manifesto, Alex Salmond aims to remove all trace of the Trident nuclear system, as well as stripping the would be Scottish Armed Forces to the bare minimum. Instead,

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There is hatred in murder, but that does not justify hate crime laws

There is hatred in murder, but that does not justify hate crime laws

Backbencher April 18, 2014 0

  Frazier Glenn Miller, Jr. is a white supremacist, and former grand dragon of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. Last Sunday he allegedly shot and killed three people at a Jewish

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Is David Cameron Right to Say Britain is a Christian Country?

Is David Cameron Right to Say Britain is a Christian Country?

Sam Woolfe April 17, 2014 0

Many were surprised to see David Cameron take on a new persona, that of an evangelical Christian. In an article he wrote for the Church Times, our beloved PM made had the following to

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Christianity Leads To Communism

Christianity Leads To Communism

Lee Jenkins April 17, 2014 2

Deputy Editor, Lee Jenkins, argues in this Backbencher Op-Ed piece that far from being in opposition to each other, Christianity and Communism are merely two side of the same collectivist-cult coin   Blind Obedience

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An Apology for the Study of Philosophy

An Apology for the Study of Philosophy

Backbencher April 16, 2014 0

Soon I will be graduating after three years of studying philosophy and English literature at undergraduate level. The last year at university means applying for jobs, and I see every application I make as

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What is conservatism?

What is conservatism?

Michael Shaw April 11, 2014 0

Michael Shaw examines the current state of conservatism as an ideology. The very name ‘conservative’ would suggest that the person or group who hold and practice this ideology are hostile to political change. Indeed,

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Labour’s Red Princes: Opening Up The Closed Shop Of Politics

Labour’s Red Princes: Opening Up The Closed Shop Of Politics

Backbencher April 11, 2014 0

Rob Tyler argues that the widening of opportunity in the UK doesn’t extend to politics – in some ways quite the reverse Reflecting recently on the “Red Princes” of Labour, and on how all

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What If Ukraine Was Mexico And Russia Was America?

What If Ukraine Was Mexico And Russia Was America?

Lee Jenkins April 10, 2014 0

How easily could America imitate Russia and carve off a piece of Mexico, its crisis hit southern neighbour? Barack Obama will be the first US president to have born and died under the same

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