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    A low tax fantasy world

    How marvellous it would be to live in a free market economy with low taxes, free from government waste and the dirty deals done between the state and big business to the detriment of us all

    by Daniel J. Mitchell - 16 April 2014
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    What about England’s democracy?

    To paraphrase a pertinent question posed by the philosopher Roger Scruton, what is so special about Scotland that it is allowed to decide everything by itself?

    by Vincent Cooper - 15 April 2014
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    Richard Hoggart: A public intellectual for progress

    It is easy to pigeon-hole Richard Hoggart as an avant-garde radical eager to tear down the fabric of conventional society. But Hoggart was deeply opposed to the levelling creed of cultural relativism and had more about him than might appear

    by Tom Gallagher - 14 April 2014
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    Anti-Zionists want the Israeli people to die

    Anti-Zionism is an annihilationist ideology. They don't want an entire people, the people of Israel, to live

    by Steve Apfel - 11 April 2014
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    Puny Putin

    Russia may dominate world maps, but it is an economic pygmy compared with the developed nations as a bloc

    by Tim Congdon -  9 April 2014
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    The Death of Britain?

    The last decade and a half was not in vain, because we won the battle of the currency. If we had lost that Britain would have been well and truly dead and buried, says John Redwood MP

    by John Redwood MP -  9 April 2014
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    The morality of John Galt, part V

    The fifth instalment of a colossal e-discussion on the work of Ayn Rand. Former British Ambassador and Contributing Editor to the Commentator, Charles Crawford takes on Associate Editor of and former senior banking professional, Frances Coppola

    by Charles Crawford and Frances Coppola -  8 April 2014
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    French trains, deportation of Jews, and wrong tracks

    As one French historian has said, Vichy is a past that doesn’t pass. The tens of thousands of Jews who were deported on trains might have expected more decent recognition. An extraordinary saga and a journey of shame

    by Michael Curtis -  8 April 2014