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Champagne Socialism and the hypocrisy of Labour’s Caviar Comrades

Champagne Socialism and the hypocrisy of Labour’s Caviar Comrades

Christopher Gage October 17, 2012 4

As parliament returns following recess we are brought back to the playground of jeers and sneers and Labour look to exploit the tiresome ‘plebgate’ saga that just refuses to go away. As the ‘party

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Inflation and Deflation

Inflation and Deflation

Olly Neville October 16, 2012 2

Inflation is a sustained rise in the general price level, in very simple terms if inflation is 5% and you bought a Good for £100, next year it will cost £105.   Deflation is

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Adele’s Skyfall: Worthy of Bond?

Adele’s Skyfall: Worthy of Bond?

Backbencher October 16, 2012 3

Kaya Purchase, ‘I’ll be backcombing my hair when I’m 60, telling people I was a Bond girl back in the day, I’m sure.’ This was the comment from Adele when asked about her new

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UKIP – The only home for Libertarians

UKIP – The only home for Libertarians

Olly Neville October 16, 2012 9

Why UKIP is the most Libertarian party, and why it is the only choice for liberal minded individuals who want change:   Matthew Feeney on Reason posted an article about Libertarianism in UKIP, or

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Historic Day for Salmond’s SNP.

Historic Day for Salmond’s SNP.

Alex MacDonald October 15, 2012 3

Today was a day for the history books as the referendum for Scottish Independence was officially agreed to be held in the next two years. The referendum will have only 1 question on it

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Democracy 0.5: No joke, you can really get in trouble now.

Democracy 0.5: No joke, you can really get in trouble now.

Milton October 15, 2012 2

Matthew Woods recently received a 12-week sentence for ‘sending by means of a public electronic communications network a message or other matter that is grossly offensive.’ To summarise, he put on his Facebook page

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Are the Liberals done for? ‘No’, argues Jill Hope, Liberal Democrat Candidate for Corby.

Are the Liberals done for? ‘No’, argues Jill Hope, Liberal Democrat Candidate for Corby.

Alex MacDonald October 13, 2012 3

‘This by election came about most unexpectedly and the local party needed someone to stand here. The party were aware that although I didn’t live in Corby, I had spent 6 years in the

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Meet The Four Turner Prize Hopefuls For 2012

Meet The Four Turner Prize Hopefuls For 2012

Lauren O'Callaghan October 12, 2012 0

The Turner Prize is one of the most controversial contemporary art competitions around and has caused more than one disbelieving gasp from the public in recent years (everyone remember the year an unmade bed

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Does the Church have a role to play in political debate today?

Does the Church have a role to play in political debate today?

Backbencher October 12, 2012 2

Jessica Collett, As a convinced atheist, it is expected of me to have an automatic knee jerk reaction to this question – a most determined ‘No, of course not!’ ala Richard Dawkins. And yes,

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Warner Bros’ Harry Potter Studio Tour Makes Magic!

Warner Bros’ Harry Potter Studio Tour Makes Magic!

Backbencher October 12, 2012 1

When J. K. Rowling dreamed up the idea of a brave boy wizard on a train to London, even literary experts weren’t convinced her idea was worth publishing. Shoved to the bottom of the

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