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Reading the Riots Conference Review

December 15, 2011
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It was only last week that Iain Duncan Smith was yet again forming a correlation, not causation, with the occurrence of the riots. This time, Smith argued that X-Factor was partly the cause of the riots. That’s right. The cause. Now, when I was younger, I was rather glued to the television...
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Focus on #Occupy

November 8, 2011
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At Occupy the London Stock Exchange, the obsession with empty tents and health and safety regulations which has persisted since the camp came into existence appears to have finally given way to more serious discussion. This has no doubt been assisted by the pause in legal action from St Paul’s and...
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Film Review: Collapse

October 21, 2011
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Collapse consists solely of an interview with Michael Ruppert, an ex-police officer turned investigative journalist and government whistle-blower. Ruppert himself is an intriguing and complex character, perhaps filled with bitterness and resentment towards the institutions that he once served and have subsequently failed and attempted to discredit him.
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Blaming Iran, Enabling War

October 15, 2011
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If you’re a casual observer of the mainstream news agenda, you’ll likely know two things about Iran. Firstly, that they wish to acquire (or may have already acquired) nuclear weapons and secondly, they are predisposed to launching a war with Israel and other nations with close ties to the west. Furthermore, we...
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Party Funding: Taking Back Our Politics

October 13, 2011
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This month sees the publication of a new report on political party funding by the Committee on Standards in Public Life. In the coalition agreement, the Government promised to ‘remove big money from politics’ by ‘limiting donations and reforming party funding’. The forthcoming CSPL report could represent an initial step towards...
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