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EXCLUSIVE: British conservatism becoming more atheist claims top UK humanist

EXCLUSIVE: British conservatism becoming more atheist claims top UK humanist

James Bickerton May 9, 2017 0

I’m an atheist who considers himself to be a conservative. Not so long ago a good proportion of the British conservative movement would have regarded this as a logical contradiction. You can’t be a

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Why Emmanuel Macron is Blair 2.0

Why Emmanuel Macron is Blair 2.0

Kyle Scott Pirie May 9, 2017 0

France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, has reinvigorated French politics by winning the presidency under the banner of a party that is only a year old. Despite this, few would describe him as an outsider.

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Top five Labour General Election gaffs so far

Top five Labour General Election gaffs so far

James Bickerton May 7, 2017 0

It’s only nineteen days since Theresa May called a General Election, and it’s fair to say the campaign has already included a good number of Labour Party gaffs. Considering that the Labour Shadow Cabinet

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The local elections show the Tories are truly a One Nation party

The local elections show the Tories are truly a One Nation party

James Bickerton May 6, 2017 2

I’m not generally the sort of person who complains about television programmes, but I might make an exception for the BBC’s coverage of the local election results yesterday morning. It was, quite simply, one

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John McDonnell’s May Day speech was a moral disgrace

John McDonnell’s May Day speech was a moral disgrace

James Bickerton May 2, 2017 6

Allow me, briefly, to describe a scene. A Tory Minister addresses a rally in Trafalgar Square. He thanks the assembled crowd for their dedication, and assures them of his support for their cause. Above

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Why has the left stopped talking about Venezuela?

Why has the left stopped talking about Venezuela?

James Bickerton April 29, 2017 2

A good sign that your country’s on the verge of economic collapse is if it starts being lauded as a model by the British hard-left. Such was the case with Venezuela, which held this

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UKIP: From Independence to Irrelevance

UKIP: From Independence to Irrelevance

Tom Ridgway April 29, 2017 0

What a political journey the ‘People’s Army’ has been on. From winning the European Parliament elections in 2014, to forcing David Cameron into holding an in/out EU referendum, it once seemed that UKIP were an unstoppable

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Do We Need a Death-tax to Fund Social Care?

Do We Need a Death-tax to Fund Social Care?

James Taylor April 28, 2017 1

‘We need a death-tax to fund social care.’ So says Camilla Cavendish – that’s Baroness Cavendish of Little Venice to you and me – a prominent former policy advisor to David Cameron and a

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May Visits Wales as Labour Withdraw from the Celtic Fringe

May Visits Wales as Labour Withdraw from the Celtic Fringe

Conor Bunting April 27, 2017 1

With every passing day, it seems, a new poll emerges to profess just how undesirable a Labour government has become to the people of the United Kingdom. Last Sunday, it was the turn of

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Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Women’s Rights Commission is a moral disgrace

Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Women’s Rights Commission is a moral disgrace

William Campbell April 26, 2017 0

According to a growing consensus on the Left, there is an oppressive patriarchy in Western democracies which restricts the freedoms and opportunities of women. Most people should be aware of the ‘glass ceiling’ preventing

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