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Britain’s Rudderless Graduates

Britain’s Rudderless Graduates

Lee Jenkins October 8, 2012 1

It’s not a great time to be a young person in Europe. Spanish youth unemployment is an eye watering fifty percent. Young Greeks and Irish are clambering for the boats, and a generation of

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The EU – no different to the Star Wars Sith Empire

The EU – no different to the Star Wars Sith Empire

Olly Neville October 6, 2012 4

Today, I was watching Star Wars Phantom Menace, and postulated on twitter that the EU seemed incredibly similar to the complex Governmental structures in the Star Wars Universe. Well Richard Harrington @harrington1451 managed to

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Margot Parker – UKIP’s successor to Louise Mensch?

Margot Parker – UKIP’s successor to Louise Mensch?

Olly Neville October 6, 2012 4

THE first thing that struck me about Margot Parker was her friendliness. I have spoken to many political activists, candidates and politicians from a whole array of political parties, Margot certainly came across as

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Page 3 – Sexism in print or an unhelpful distraction

Page 3 – Sexism in print or an unhelpful distraction

Backbencher October 5, 2012 5

Jess Collett, It’s that time of year again. Every so often, feminists of all ages and genders gather together to launch a petition to ban Page 3. It’s culturally barbaric, a remnant of a

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Tori Amos Triumphs At The Royal Albert Hall

Tori Amos Triumphs At The Royal Albert Hall

Backbencher October 5, 2012 2

The enchanting notes of opener Flying Dutchman are underway; the orchestra is in full flow; beautiful lines and chords emit from the central Bosendorfer piano – its silver-green silky suited player looking radiant under

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Five Films To See This Month

Five Films To See This Month

Lauren O'Callaghan October 5, 2012 3

Too many films to keep track of? Get your October film guide here with our top 5 films you have to watch this month, this time with a surprisingly high number of struggling writers.

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Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 40

Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 40

Lee Jenkins October 4, 2012 0

Barak Obama and Mitt Romney traded barbs in what was a rather unremarkable presidential debate last night. The first of three such debates, the event in Denver focused on domestic issues. As expected, Romney

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What are Britain’s ‘National Interests’? A foreign policy crash course

What are Britain’s ‘National Interests’? A foreign policy crash course

Lee Jenkins October 4, 2012 1

As I’ve been made cruelly aware over the years, foreign policy is way down the list of people’s interests. Even people with an passion for politics have little more than a passing knowledge or

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One Nation. One Labour Party. One Big Problem for Cameron

One Nation. One Labour Party. One Big Problem for Cameron

Christopher Gage October 3, 2012 2

Following his game-changing ‘One Nation’ speech yesterday, Ed Miliband hosted a question and answer session with his party’s delegates. Another resounding performance would have no doubt, shaken the teacups at CCHQ. A toothy, boyish

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‘Red Ed’ turns a shade of purple via the spirit of Disraeli

‘Red Ed’ turns a shade of purple via the spirit of Disraeli

Backbencher October 3, 2012 2

One Nation. Get used to that phrase: you’ll be hearing and seeing it a lot in the run up to 2015. During last year’s Labour Conference, Ed Miliband delivered a speech so quixotically left-wing

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