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The Usual Misinformation About A Levels

The Usual Misinformation About A Levels

William Collins August 18, 2018 0

Exactly one year ago to the day I wrote “Boys Beating Girls in A-Levels? – Err, No” pointing out how grossly misleading were the newspaper headlines in respect of A Level results, e.g., in the

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At the International Conference on Men’s Issues – London 2018

At the International Conference on Men’s Issues – London 2018

Elena Rider July 28, 2018 1

This was my second time attending the ICMI, and my second piece on the topic for The Backbencher. As I do not wish to repeat myself too much I would advise anyone coming to

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Why Gareth Southgate is a refreshing breath of ‘niceness’

Why Gareth Southgate is a refreshing breath of ‘niceness’

Henry Tydeman July 15, 2018 0

When I was about nine years old, an English teacher told our class that we should never describe anything or anyone as ‘nice’. It was just a really boring word, he said, and what

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The Government and Gay Rights: Why they’ve got it wrong!

The Government and Gay Rights: Why they’ve got it wrong!

Frederick Colbey July 15, 2018 0

Before I begin to write this article, it’s important for me to state that I support gay rights. I find it idiotic how people can think that being gay is a choice, after all,

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Summer Is Here. Are You Enjoying Yourself?

Summer Is Here. Are You Enjoying Yourself?

David Bone July 5, 2018 0

Summer is here. The crops are wither under a merciless sun. The scorched shall inherit the earth and will walk among the unburnt. Plagues of insects shall torment you mercilessly until you seek shelter

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HOW TO: EXPRESSING UNPOPULAR OPINIONS IN THE MODERN WORLD

HOW TO: EXPRESSING UNPOPULAR OPINIONS IN THE MODERN WORLD

Ryan Harrison June 25, 2018 0

For anyone reading this article right now, there is a high chance you have been lambasted in some social situation for having offered a viewpoint different to that expressed by the perceived majority. It’s

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Why The Masterpiece Cake Shop Case Shouldn’t Give You Hope

Why The Masterpiece Cake Shop Case Shouldn’t Give You Hope

Christian Payne June 14, 2018 0

The US Supreme Court finally offered a decision on the masterpiece cake shop case. But while the court narrowly ruled in favour of the baker, the decision should not give hope to the adherents

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Poldark causes feminists to get their knickers in a twist, again

Poldark causes feminists to get their knickers in a twist, again

Najma Zaman June 13, 2018 0

Way back in October 2016 The Backbencher wrote about the hypocrisy of feminists denouncing the portrayal of an ambiguous sexual encounter but then celebrating the act of a woman striking her husband. Najma Zaman

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WRONG ABOUT EVERYTHING:  HOW THE SOIXANTE-HUITARDS POISONED OUR AGE

WRONG ABOUT EVERYTHING: HOW THE SOIXANTE-HUITARDS POISONED OUR AGE

Neil Lyndon June 2, 2018 0

“That feeling of being superior to the official political thought – a feeling that never left us – was not the fruit of unjustified presumption. There was nothing personal in it; it was the

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Jordan Peterson handles yet more vacuous UK interviewers

Jordan Peterson handles yet more vacuous UK interviewers

Elena Rider May 17, 2018 0

Many things happen when Jordan Peterson comes to the UK. His last visit’s gift to humanity was his half-hour interview with Cathy Newman on Channel 4. It birthed a myriad ‘so what you’re saying

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