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Dear Tories, Stick to Theresa: she is a saviour still

Dear Tories, Stick to Theresa: she is a saviour still

S.K. Khanna June 23, 2017 0

The Tory Party, of course, remains to its true self: efficient to the point of brutality. The murmurs of dissent already mould the atmosphere. The heirs of Edmund Burke have somehow forgotten the virtues

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Queen’s speech – A fragile government demonstrates its divisions

Queen’s speech – A fragile government demonstrates its divisions

Adam Beazley June 21, 2017 0

Certainty, consensus and complimentary. The beginning of the Queen’s Speech attempted to demonstrate how May will govern. Yet only one of those words will possibly apply, consensus, but as the DUP have made clear

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‘Zionists’ blamed for Grenfell Tower tragedy at London hate march

‘Zionists’ blamed for Grenfell Tower tragedy at London hate march

James Bickerton June 19, 2017 0

A speaker at yesterday’s Al-Quds day rally in London, an annual event attended by those who regard the Israeli state as illegitimate, claimed that ‘Zionists’ were responsible for the disastrous Grenfell Tower fire which

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What and who are the Conservatives for anymore?

What and who are the Conservatives for anymore?

Matt Jackson June 18, 2017 0

I’ve always hated maths.  Long ago I decided that as long as I could count the correct change I’m due in a pub, I’d get by just fine. But as notes began to pass

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Corbyn’s Success With Youth Serves As A Reminder That Voting Age Should Not Be Lowered

Corbyn’s Success With Youth Serves As A Reminder That Voting Age Should Not Be Lowered

Matt Cooper June 18, 2017 1

As we reflect on the outcome of the General Election, it is no coincidence that Jeremy Corbyn’s Marxist manifesto was popular amongst young people. Whilst many will agree that engaging young people in politics

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Brexit Marches On

Brexit Marches On

Kyle Scott Pirie June 17, 2017 0

On June 8, Jeremy Corbyn pulled off one of the greatest upsets in British politics and due to his success the future of Brexit is in doubt. May’s vision of a “hard Brexit” is

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Jeremy Corbyn Weaponises Tragedy – Still a Nice Bloke?

Jeremy Corbyn Weaponises Tragedy – Still a Nice Bloke?

Nathan Friend June 16, 2017 0

Jeremy Corbyn is a nice bloke. He cares about people, y’know? Sure, he’s associated with the IRA, Hamas, Black September and Hezbollah; but that was definitely more about peace than being an anti-Semite or an

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General Election 2017: A victory for faux socialism

General Election 2017: A victory for faux socialism

Matt Jackson June 16, 2017 1

Before voting in last week’s elections, I collared a 31-year-old who had never voted before. I was, as a local journalist, on the prowl for some stories, who was voting for who – more

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Thanks to Labour extremism is now mainstream in UK politics

Thanks to Labour extremism is now mainstream in UK politics

James Bickerton June 14, 2017 0

Britain doesn’t do extremism. For decades, even centuries, this has been an important part of our national self-image. Our country, unlike much of Europe, overwhelmingly rejected the totalitarian appeal of both fascism and communism.

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Corbyn aide called for Britain to be made ‘ungovernable’ to resist Conservative policies

Corbyn aide called for Britain to be made ‘ungovernable’ to resist Conservative policies

James Bickerton June 13, 2017 0

Footage has emerged showing Andrew Murray, who led Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign team during the recent General Election, delivering a speech in 2013 in which he suggests the left make Britain ‘ungovernable’ in order to

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