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Does the EU Have its Head in the Sand?

Does the EU Have its Head in the Sand?

Rory Foye March 20, 2017 1

Here’s a conundrum – how can 27 different states with 27 different interests and 27 different worldviews agree a single way forward? This is the issue the EU currently faces, and its current impasse

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Does Boris Johnson get the respect he deserves?

Does Boris Johnson get the respect he deserves?

Kyle Scott Pirie March 19, 2017 0

In short, no, he doesn’t. The foreign secretary simply does not get the respect he deserves not only from MPs but also by the public. However, Mr. Johnson does not help himself by playing

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Unearthed: Jeremy Corbyn believes Britain committed ‘genocide’ against Ireland

Unearthed: Jeremy Corbyn believes Britain committed ‘genocide’ against Ireland

James Bickerton March 19, 2017 0

A video has re-emerged of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn claiming that the Great Irish Famine of 1845-52 was the result of deliberate British policy, and amounted to ‘genocide against the Irish people’. In a

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Is the failure to control immigration threatening liberal-democracy?

Is the failure to control immigration threatening liberal-democracy?

James Bickerton March 18, 2017 0

For those of us who believe that human society is best when structured around liberal-democratic-capitalist, or Western, values and institutions, the last few years have been tough. We’ve seen our belief system loosing strength

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Weak Idea & Weaker Arguments: The SNP and a Second Independence Referendum

Weak Idea & Weaker Arguments: The SNP and a Second Independence Referendum

Joseph Osborne March 18, 2017 0

With the seemingly ever present issue of Scottish independence bursting its way back into the mainstream political discourse, now that the dust is settling on the debates of Trump and Brexit, it is probably

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Should You be Scared to Breathe?

Should You be Scared to Breathe?

Harry Watson March 17, 2017 1

Last week the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced that areas in the city have reached level 10 on the air pollution chart. This is the highest level possible and is the first time

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The Korean crisis explained

The Korean crisis explained

Alice Stretch March 13, 2017 0

On the first day of my studies in Seoul, I was told there was a new attendance policy; if I missed 20% of lectures, I would receive an automatic ‘F’. Surprising, as for UK

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Why the UK Government Shouldn’t Guarantee the Rights of EU Citizens

Why the UK Government Shouldn’t Guarantee the Rights of EU Citizens

Max Lake March 12, 2017 0

Last Wednesday, the House of Lords defeated the government, amending the Article 50 bill to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK. There’s only one problem – the EU hasn’t guaranteed the

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Europe’s Trump wall hypocrisy

Europe’s Trump wall hypocrisy

Lee Jenkins March 12, 2017 0

It’s hard to keep up with Donald Trump’s policy agenda, and to be honest who would want to. There is however one constant in the seeming kaleidoscope of muses, thoughts, policies and general rants

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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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