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The Battle of Berkeley: American’s Struggle for Free Speech

The Battle of Berkeley: American’s Struggle for Free Speech

William Campbell April 25, 2017 0

For what it’s worth: there’s something happening here, and what it is seems reasonably clear. There are anarchists clashing in the streets with people expressing free speech. On 15th April Antifa protesters engaged a

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Book Review – ‘Rebel’ by Douglas Carswell MP

Book Review – ‘Rebel’ by Douglas Carswell MP

James Bickerton April 25, 2017 0

Douglas Carswell, the independent MP for Clacton, is convinced that Britain’s political and economic systems are rigged. This in itself is scarcely noteworthy. These days just about everybody involved in politics, from the Corbynite

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Assisted Dying: Morally Permissible and yet Unlawful

Assisted Dying: Morally Permissible and yet Unlawful

Harry Watson April 20, 2017 0

The arguments for and against assisted dying, commonly referred to as voluntary euthanasia, have been part of applied ethical discussion since the middle of the 20th century. Since MPs last voted conclusively against its

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Revisiting The Road to Wigan Pier

Revisiting The Road to Wigan Pier

William Collins April 9, 2017 0

Wigan Pier was a coal landing jetty on the Leeds-Liverpool canal where it passed through Wigan. It is an ironic appellation, Wigan’s Pier bearing no more relation to a seaside pier than a lump

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The Ken Livingstone Furore Reveals Britain’s Anti-Semitism Problem

The Ken Livingstone Furore Reveals Britain’s Anti-Semitism Problem

Rory Foye April 7, 2017 0

Ken Livingstone hasn’t been far away from the headlines in the past few months, and this fortnight has proved no different. By incessantly drawing links between Hitler and Zionism his behaviour smacks of unrepentant

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Shashi Tharoor and The Consequences of Britain’s Imperial Past

Shashi Tharoor and The Consequences of Britain’s Imperial Past

Conor Bunting April 3, 2017 0

It is a curious thing, the British public’s understanding of its imperial history. Shashi Tharoor’s Channel 4 interview, in which he argues that the British public has a ‘collective amnesia’ in matters of British

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‘Even the most glittering reign must come to an end’

‘Even the most glittering reign must come to an end’

John Barker March 22, 2017 0

If you haven’t seen it, you must see the original TV series of House of Cards It’s almost been ten years since I found a battered old copy of House of Cards, starring the

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When is a Feminist Not a Feminist?

When is a Feminist Not a Feminist?

Paula Wright March 8, 2017 1

This piece was first published as a guest blog on Lee Jussim’s Psychology Today Rabble Rowser blog here. Full references available here. “Feminism: The advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of the equality

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Are Universities Promoting a ‘Safe Space’ by Undermining Free Speech?

Are Universities Promoting a ‘Safe Space’ by Undermining Free Speech?

Kyle Scott Pirie March 7, 2017 0

If you have a Twitter account and have any interest in politics, it is very likely that you saw the story of Lincoln University and their Student Union. For those unfamiliar, it started when

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Reasons People Stay in Unhappy Relationships

Reasons People Stay in Unhappy Relationships

Ryan Thompson February 16, 2017 0

We can spend years looking for Mr. or Mrs. Right. When we land a person who seems like the one, we finally feel fulfilled and happy. Even if some unpleasant things happen in our

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