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We need to talk about left-wing violence

We need to talk about left-wing violence

James Bickerton March 11, 2017 1

Ok, so we need to talk about left-wing violence. Not of course that violence is intrinsically left-wing, nor that all left-wingers are violent. Both of those statements are nonsense. But there is a definite

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Corbyn: A Discredited Leader Who Needs to Go

Corbyn: A Discredited Leader Who Needs to Go

James Taylor March 10, 2017 0

Professor Stephen Hawking has this week put his neck out, to the extent that he can, to call for the resignation of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader on the basis that he “has allowed

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The Rise of the Far Right in Europe

The Rise of the Far Right in Europe

Kyle Pirie March 9, 2017 1

Imagine being told a year ago that the UK would vote for Brexit, Donald Trump would be President of the United States and that far right parties would be favourites in elections across Europe.

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What should be done with The Lords?

What should be done with The Lords?

Harry Watson March 6, 2017 0

This week the government’s Article 50 bill failed to pass through the House of Lords by a majority vote of 358 to 256. The Lords rejected the bill in favour of an amendment that

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Brexit Means it’s Time to Reinvest in the Judiciary and our Courts

Brexit Means it’s Time to Reinvest in the Judiciary and our Courts

Keith Sinclair March 5, 2017 0

If you were to ask, ‘what was the defining characteristic of David Cameron and George Osborne’s tenure in Downing Street?’ the response would likely be ‘deficit reduction.’ Emerging from the financial-crisis, ready to capitalise

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Corbyn, Labour, and the Collapse of the British Political Left

Corbyn, Labour, and the Collapse of the British Political Left

Joseph Osborne March 4, 2017 0

The inadequacies of the Labour Party as an electable force began with Miliband, and have only been exacerbated under the ruthlessly divisive leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Many of his supporters point to his double

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The Rumble in the UKIP Jungle – Team Farage or Team Carswell?

The Rumble in the UKIP Jungle – Team Farage or Team Carswell?

Kyle Pirie March 3, 2017 1

After the recent by-elections in Stoke and Copeland, you would think that it is the Labour party that would be ripping itself apart. They lost a seat to the Tories, the first gain for

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Why are the left so obsessed with Israel?

Why are the left so obsessed with Israel?

James Bickerton March 2, 2017 0

You don’t have to spend much time observing the politics of Britain, or any other Western nation, to realise that a section of the left are completely, utterly and unequivocally obsessed with Israel. That

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UK Planning Regulation is Hurting the Poorest

UK Planning Regulation is Hurting the Poorest

Thomas Walker March 1, 2017 0

The state of the housing market in Britain has gone well beyond a joke. Recently it was revealed that there are on average “eleven house-hunters for every home on the market”. House prices have

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Is there a problem with student Conservatism?

Is there a problem with student Conservatism?

James Bickerton February 15, 2017 0

When media reports emerged of a Cambridge university student burning a £20 note in front of a rough sleeper how many of us were surprised, if we’re completely honest, to learn that he was

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