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Corbyn’s Gulags – a July 2019 review

Corbyn’s Gulags – a July 2019 review

James Bickerton July 25, 2017 1

Note: This piece will first be published in the July 2019 edition of The Backbencher (circulation 250 – copied out on toilet paper by a number of detention centre inmates). It is reproduced here

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The Handmaid’s Tale – Review by William Collins

The Handmaid’s Tale – Review by William Collins

William Collins July 17, 2017 0

And what a nasty tale it is. I refer to the book by Margaret Atwood. I believe it is currently being serialised on TV, but I haven’t watched TV for many years now. This

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The road to legalisation? Cannabis legislation in Britain and America

The road to legalisation? Cannabis legislation in Britain and America

Ryan Thompson July 9, 2017 0

The law concerning the production and consumption of cannabis, including its enforcement, varies significantly both between and within the UK and US. Over the last few years US cannabis legislation has undergone something of

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You Are Not Oppressed

You Are Not Oppressed

David Bone July 7, 2017 0

Are you oppressed? Has the stern jackboot of oppression ever stomped on your neck? Have agents of the state questioned your life choices and thrown you into the back of a black unmarked van

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A Look at Rolex in Popular Culture

A Look at Rolex in Popular Culture

Ryan Thompson July 4, 2017 0

There are certain brands which simply reach a level of prestige that can never be altered. We all know the names like BMW, Nike, Coca-Cola, and of course today’s subject: Rolex. The Swiss watch

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Why the UK Must Now Embrace the Anglosphere

Why the UK Must Now Embrace the Anglosphere

Kyle Scott Pirie June 30, 2017 0

Despite what ‘Remoaners’ tell you, there is a world beyond Europe. This is where the UK’s future lies, not in an outdated bureaucratic regime. Unfortunately, we do not sit on many natural resources and

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Cultural Appropriation Makes the World a Better Place

Cultural Appropriation Makes the World a Better Place

Nathan Friend June 26, 2017 0

Why is Tikka Masala our national dish? Why do the Chinese read Plato’s ‘Republic’ whilst the Greeks read ‘Tso te Ching’ by Lao Tzu? How come India has a parliament? Why do Russians wear

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How British tech can thrive in an age of Brexit

How British tech can thrive in an age of Brexit

Rick Morgan June 24, 2017 0

While the Conservative Manifesto was packed full of things like votes on fox hunting, cutting winter fuel payments, the infamous dementia tax and impeding protection of elephants, the Queens speech was a lot more

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Corbynmania at Glastonbury: Why Drugs are Bad

Corbynmania at Glastonbury: Why Drugs are Bad

Elena Rider June 24, 2017 0

Nobody can accuse Jeremy Corbyn of not knowing who his supporters are. After refusing to attend a National Armed Forces Day commemoration in Liverpool in favour of the Glastonbury Festival, he was apparently invited

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Social Media, the Tories May Want to Reconsider….

Social Media, the Tories May Want to Reconsider….

Ed Creedy June 22, 2017 1

This General Election taught us a lot. Between headlines on Brexit and ‘Dementia Tax’ one fascinating trend emerged: social media became a vast political platform, moreso even than in 2015, as the younger demographic

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