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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....
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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...
us-constitution

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
mark-zuckerberg

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...
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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...