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Why Debating Racists is Pointless

Whitehall, “the street that shaped a nation.” From The Cenotaph to Trafalgar Square, for 500 years, the heart and brain of the British state....

The Weekly Roundup – 29th April 2018

UK: On Monday, Downing Street insisted that the UK 'will not be staying in the customs union or joining a customs union' after Brexit, despite...

A Series on the Constitutional Amendments: The Ninth

'The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to 'create' rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government...

The Weekly Roundup – 22nd April 2018

UK: A government document has shown that mass migration over the last 25 years has 'led to a 21 per cent increase in house prices.’ Following...

A Series on the Constitutional Amendments: The Eighth

'Back in pre-Revolutionary America cruel and unusual punishment meant the rack and burning at the stake... in more recent rulings it has been taken...

A Warning to Gun-Control Advocate David Hogg

David, If you’re reading, consider this your Matrix moment. The Wachowski brothers’ sci-fi trilogy hit the theaters around the time you were born, but I’m sure...

The Weekly Roundup – 15th April 2018

UK: Home Secretary Amber Rudd highlighted the link between drug usage (particularly by young people) and rising violent crime on Monday, particularly bringing light to...

A Series on the Constitutional Amendments: The Seventh

'The bedrock of our democracy is the rule of law and that means we have to have an independent judiciary, judges who can make...

The Facebook Data Scandal is Just the Tip of a Far More Terrible Iceberg

Recently, the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared in front of a US lawmakers, and insisted that users have enough control over their data. What...

The Weekly Roundup – 8th April 2018

UK: The furore over the Salisbury poisoning continued, as Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson clashed over the origins of the attack. Meanwhile Yulia Skripal's cousin, Viktoria, was...