Monthly Archives: December 2013

1945 and all that

Maurice Glasman’s Key note speech to the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History,13th Biennial National Labour History Conference, 11 July 2013: “I would like to thank Nick Dyrenfurth and the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History for … Continue reading

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If things seem bleak that’s because they are

Excellent piece by anarchist firebrand Johnny Void here. I only find fault with a couple of lines, firstly, ‘The use of foodbanks has rocketed over recent months, even prompting a parliamentary debate from the ever opportunistic Labour Party,’ is an … Continue reading

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Radical Pope, Traditional Values

Robert Calderisi writes in The New York Times: “MONTREAL — In less than a year in office, Pope Francis has certainly stirred things up. Eschewing the papal palace to live in a simple apartment, and mingling with ordinary people in … Continue reading

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We cannot succumb to the false prophets of the marketplace

Tim Stanley takes a conservative look back at 2013 in The Telegraph: “Isn’t the job of conservatives to bring the bad news? Not so says Fraser Nelson, who writes in The Spectator that 2013 was the best year on record. … Continue reading

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“Stop pretending that this ongoing bloody tragedy is a manifestation of their emancipation”

Marko Atilla Hoare is to be commended for this extraordinarily brave and tragically accurate article on Left Foot Forward. For too long a bizarre Orwellian doublespeak (and in my mind strangely Thatcherite individualist mantra) has been employed by modern liberal-leftists … Continue reading

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10 Great Things About The Brits

Gavin McInnes giving us ‘Brits’ (I love it when Americans call us that) some good press here in Taki’s Magazine. I of course love and agree with all the numbered points, though am especially fond of number five as on … Continue reading

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it’s implausible and ludicrous to claim Labour was overspending

Conservative Economist Ramesh Patel feels duty bound to cut through the coalition’s bullshit on The Huffington Post here. Patel gives us the facts on the deficit and rightly dismisses Cameron’s ludicrous grandstanding and childish blame culture: “A lie gets halfway … Continue reading

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