A Particularly Idiot View On The Abolition Of Slavery

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The Guardian tells us that Britain didn't in fact move as one to abolish slavery. Rather, the nation rejected the idea, resisted it even....

Stu Peters And Manx Radio – It’s Amazing What’s Called Racism These Days

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We hold a certain candle for Stu Peters of Manx Radio around here. For he was part of that interesting little story about Richard...

Strange Things About the George Floyd Tragedy

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The horrible death of George Floyd at the hands of a cop in Minneapolis leaves me mystified by a few things (in addition to...

No No No No No No No No. And No. Further, No.

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The Home Office is a corrupt organisation, one that poisons all those who pass though its doors. This is not a new idea, The...

As James Dyson Is Finding Out, Your Property Is Not Your Own

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A useful definition of "property" is whatever it is that you've the right to decide about. If you can decide upon the disposition of...

Raising Barriers

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By our Swindon correspondent: From The Guardian A leading news organisation is calling for a digital “kitemarking” system online to distinguish between quality journalism and fake content...

Are We Certain We Want Facebook Censoring Our World?

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It is entirely true that a private economic actor can carry - or not carry - whatever information it likes on its website. We...

Is Clare Foges Actually A Fascist? Or Is This Some Wind Up?

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The contention: We need Big Brother to beat this virus Don’t let the civil liberties lobby blind us to the fact that greater state surveillance, including...

Apparently Gun Laws Don’t Stop Mass Shootings

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As we all know it's a standard part of the American political debate that more restrictive gun laws will stop the terrifying spectacle of...

This Is A Rather Fascist Coronavirus Response, Isn’t It?

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Frontline police officers are seeking extra powers to enter private homes to break up parties and prevent the spread of coronavirus but are expected...