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EXCLUSIVE: Author Jamie Bartlett talks tech, Trump and threats to liberal-democracy

EXCLUSIVE: Author Jamie Bartlett talks tech, Trump and threats to liberal-democracy

James Bickerton July 1, 2018 0

Earlier this week I interviewed journalist and author Jamie Bartlett, who specialises on the impact of modern technology on our society and the associated subject of radical political movements. In his most recent book

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Trump’s treatment of migrants is shameful – but so are Hitler comparisons

Trump’s treatment of migrants is shameful – but so are Hitler comparisons

Frederick Colbey June 24, 2018 0

President Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy. From the minute he launched his presidential campaign with ‘we need to build a wall across the United States/Mexico border’, the news has been dominated by

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Opinion: Why it’s time to chop Chope’s knighthood!

Opinion: Why it’s time to chop Chope’s knighthood!

Frederick Colbey June 23, 2018 0

At 25 years old, Gina Martin went to a festival at Hyde Park in London. All she wanted was a fun day out with her sister. As she was enjoying the Killers, she noticed

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The Scottish nationalist movement’s embarrassing stunts reveal a movement bereft of ideas

The Scottish nationalist movement’s embarrassing stunts reveal a movement bereft of ideas

David Bone June 12, 2018 0

What does a child do when it doesn’t get its own way? It has a tantrum. Lashes out. Its behaviour can get more and more outlandish as it constructs a delusional inner world to

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Momentum activist shares fascist anti-Semitic material

Momentum activist shares fascist anti-Semitic material

James Bickerton June 7, 2018 0

Nick Robinson is a Momentum member & activist and community radio manager from Loughton in Essex with a history of sharing anti-Semitic and conspiratorial anti-Zionist material on social media. On his Facebook page he

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Corbyn’s Facebook page riddled with anti-Semitic comments

Corbyn’s Facebook page riddled with anti-Semitic comments

James Bickerton June 7, 2018 0

Two days ago Corbyn put a message on his Facebook page supporting the annual Palestinian “Right of return” rally (see bottom of page). The response from a section of his Facebook followers was, to

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How Big Data and AI will transform our politics

How Big Data and AI will transform our politics

Sam Ancliff May 29, 2018 0

Technology is rapidly changing every aspect of our lives and businesses are working hard to capitalise on this. Many companies are having to face the stark choice of “disrupt, innovate or die” and technological

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Why aren’t the far-left treated with the same disdain as the far-right?

Why aren’t the far-left treated with the same disdain as the far-right?

James Bickerton May 18, 2018 0

Note – an abbreviated version of this piece was first published by Conservative Home – you can read it here. If you teleported a person from 1970s Britain to London’s Clerkenwell on the afternoon of

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Local Elections: #Unseat Fails in Barnet after Anti-Semitism Scandal

Local Elections: #Unseat Fails in Barnet after Anti-Semitism Scandal

Elena Rider May 4, 2018 0

While the UK’s Local Election results seem to be a mixed bag one thing is clear – the Labour Party’s anti-Semitism problem has undoubtedly cost them one of the top targets of their #Unseat

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Labour council candidate called for destruction of Israel

Labour council candidate called for destruction of Israel

James Bickerton May 2, 2018 1

Posts have emerged showing that Ali Milani, a Labour Council candidate in Hillingdon and an NUS Vice-President, has previously claimed Israel doesn’t have a right to exist and said he’d like to see the

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