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We need architecture based on beauty – not economic expediency

We need architecture based on beauty – not economic expediency

David Bone November 25, 2018 0

“Beauty is vanishing from our world because we live as though it did not matter” The modern world seems devoid of beauty. Don’t take my word for it though. Look around you. Glance up

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Expected Online Gambling Trends and Market to 2023

Expected Online Gambling Trends and Market to 2023

Ryan Thompson September 12, 2018 0

Online gambling is here to stay. That is something everybody can agree on, whether or not they’re experts with numbers on their hands or just people chatting about the latest trends related to smartphones

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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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