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Tax Is Theft

Tax Is Theft

Olly Neville November 12, 2012 19

What is theft? According to the 1968 Theft Act: 1.-(1) A person is guilty of theft, if he dishonestly appropriates property belonging to another with the intention of permanently depriving the other of it;

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Justin Welby and the future of Anglicanism

Justin Welby and the future of Anglicanism

Backbencher November 10, 2012 3

  James Sharpe, The Church of England has done quite a remarkable thing in appointing Justin Welby as the new Archbishop of Canterbury. Despite his seemingly conventional beginnings at Eton and Cambridge, he is

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The Real Winner of 2012 Was The Ron Paul Revolution

The Real Winner of 2012 Was The Ron Paul Revolution

Olly Neville November 10, 2012 8

The Ron Paul campaign’s strategy throughout the Republican Primaries was to play the long game, use the complicated system to their own advantage, taking delegates while not winning in the ‘beauty contests’ that were

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An end to aid for India; a step forward for independence

An end to aid for India; a step forward for independence

Joe Ferris November 10, 2012 2

The Government has announced that around £200m of aid given to India will be slowly phased out between now and 2015. Justine Greening, the International Development Secretary, said that the decision highlights India’s success

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Press freedom is under threat

Press freedom is under threat

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 10, 2012 1

A free press is the cornerstone of a free society. Yet many of Britain’s politicians, some of whom have been badly bruised by the expenses scandal, seek to limit press freedom. Currently, politicians have

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US Elections 2012 – Lessons for the GOP

US Elections 2012 – Lessons for the GOP

Laveen Ladharam November 10, 2012 3

  The whole world recently woke up to the news that Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States. Many of you would cheer, many of you would be upset, many (like me)

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Do Christmas Adverts Enforce Female Stereotypes?

Do Christmas Adverts Enforce Female Stereotypes?

Jess Collett November 10, 2012 5

  It’s coming up to the most wonderful time of the year… hey, it’s after Halloween, it’s after Bonfire Night, I can talk about Christmas now!  Advent calendars and mince pie mix are flooding

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Alt-J’s ‘An Awesome Wave’ is cool but not cool

Alt-J’s ‘An Awesome Wave’ is cool but not cool

Backbencher November 9, 2012 3

Alt-J are achingly en pointe with their brand of oddball geek chic. They’re ‘cool but not cool’, which obviously makes them EVEN COOLER. Named after the Mac keyboard shortcut to make a triangle (ooohhh!),

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Mastering the art of dim sum with the School of Wok

Mastering the art of dim sum with the School of Wok

Backbencher November 9, 2012 7

Despite the fact that I am a huge fan of Asian cuisine, I usually leave the dim sum and fried rice to the experts. Why cook at home when you can eat affordably at

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So – Who Really Won The US Election?

So – Who Really Won The US Election?

Michael St George November 8, 2012 3

Popular belief has it that the 2012 US Election ended in a narrow re-endorsement of the incumbent Barack Obama. He didn’t deserve it, for all sorts of reasons, some of which we’ll come to

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