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Rotten From the Top Down

Rotten From the Top Down

Although the phrase is often misattributed to Antonio Gramsci, it was the Marxist...

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England’s Welfare Nomads

England’s Welfare Nomads

I just flew back from England, and boy are my arms tired of the way their middle...

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Making Sense and Nonsense of the Riots

Making Sense and Nonsense of the Riots

It all started, says Darcus Howe, as  an insurrection of a generation of poor,...

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The Trouble With Blacks

The Trouble With Blacks

“I’m not a racist, but…” It is how most conversations with a Londoner...

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The Tournaments of Tottenham

The Tournaments of Tottenham

In 1653, the year Cromwell became Lord Protector of England, there appeared the...

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You Are Now Entering…The Shariah Zone

You Are Now Entering…The Shariah Zone

As the world struggles to make sense of Anders Breivik’s ugly, senseless...

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A Whiff of Protest

A Whiff of Protest

Ego olere ergo sum. (I stink, therefore I am.) Such could be the motto of the...

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Fuck the Public Sector

Fuck the Public Sector

If one were to—hypothetically—shoot every other public-sector worker in the...

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The UK: Woefully Unprepared for War

The UK: Woefully Unprepared for War

So action finally replaced inertia, the White House’s dithering gave way to...

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England: A Nation of Whiners in Search of Obscurity

England: A Nation of Whiners in Search of Obscurity

Now is the winter of our discontent Made ever more wretched by this lack of...

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Nick Boles: England’s Arch-Modernizer

Nick Boles: England’s Arch-Modernizer

Boles, Nick. Which Way’s Up?: The Future for Coalition Britain and How to Get...

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Lauren Booth Turns Toward Mecca

Lauren Booth Turns Toward Mecca

Last month, Tony Blair’s half-sister-in-law Lauren Booth announced that she had...

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How Islam Beheads Democracy

How Islam Beheads Democracy

“Tell me,” I recently asked a leading British politician.  “Had the movie Life of...

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The BNP’s “Aboriginal” Problem

The BNP’s “Aboriginal” Problem

On the 15th of October, the British National Party and the government’s Equality...

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