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The left is politicising every aspect of culture – and the consequences are terrifying

The left is politicising every aspect of culture – and the consequences are terrifying

David Bone October 8, 2018 0

“The personal is political” used to be the mantra that many “second wave” feminists screeched during the counterculture of the 1960s. Timothy Leary the infamous American psychologist advocated that we should “Turn on, tune

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Trump, Cohen and the dangers of impeachment

Trump, Cohen and the dangers of impeachment

Daniel Lewicki September 10, 2018 0

Michael Cohen’s admission of violating campaign finance laws on the instructions of then presidential candidate Donald Trump has placed talk of impeachment back at the centre of American political debate. On August 21 Mr

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Momentum claim to have dropped Peter Willsman – so why is he speaking at one of their events?

Momentum claim to have dropped Peter Willsman – so why is he speaking at one of their events?

James Bickerton August 30, 2018 0

13:00 UPDATE: Mohammad Yasin MP has got in touch to say that he isn’t due to speak at the event, and that “my attendance was advertised without my knowledge”. The piece has been edited

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How to deal with North Korea: some lessons from the Reagan Era

How to deal with North Korea: some lessons from the Reagan Era

Daniel Lewicki August 24, 2018 0

In 1985, US President Ronald Reagan travelled to Geneva to meet Mikhail Gorbachev, leader of the communist Soviet Union. After years of anti-communist rhetoric and pressure on the Soviets, the two heads of state

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Opinion: Legalisation of medical cannabis should not mean legalisation of the drug

Opinion: Legalisation of medical cannabis should not mean legalisation of the drug

Richard Thomas August 15, 2018 0

It has been announced recently that the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has made medicinal cannabis legal for prescription in the UK. Announcing the decision, Mr Javid explained that the current position on medical cannabis

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The BBC and Sir Cliff: Long live a Free Press!

The BBC and Sir Cliff: Long live a Free Press!

Richard Marshall August 1, 2018 0

‘The time, it is to be hoped, is gone by when any defence would be necessary of the “Liberty of the Press”. So wrote John Stuart Mill in On Liberty over a century and a

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Why as a Corbynite I was blind to Corbyn’s anti-Semitism problem

Why as a Corbynite I was blind to Corbyn’s anti-Semitism problem

Henry Tydeman August 1, 2018 0

I have previously written about my own personal ‘journey out of Corbynism’, the experience of slowly but surely losing faith in the man who currently leads Her Majesty’s opposition. I thought I had comprehensively

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Brexit MUST go ahead – Chloe Westley interview

Brexit MUST go ahead – Chloe Westley interview

James Bickerton July 10, 2018 0

At the end of last month I did an interview with Chloe Westley, Campaign Manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance (one of Britain’s biggest advocates for free markets and limited Government) who also used to

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Interview: Meet the man who believes humanity is on the verge of revolution of an epoch changing revolution

Interview: Meet the man who believes humanity is on the verge of revolution of an epoch changing revolution

James Bickerton July 9, 2018 0

Lots of political activists like to style themselves, justly or unjustly, as revolutionaries. The term has a certain cache, denoting an excitement that advocates of gradualism or the status quo struggle to obtain. But

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“The Brexit te Deum” (A Parody on the Te Deum laudamus)

“The Brexit te Deum” (A Parody on the Te Deum laudamus)

Richard Marshall July 7, 2018 0

With the meeting at Chequers apparently over, with some sort of agreement reached, we can only wait and see the response from the Backbenchers and EU. The noise from business appears positive at least,

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