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A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal Ilana Mercer does some lateral thinking He adopted the religion of peace and forthwith proceeded to shatter the peace of his countrymen. In the waning months of 2014, Quebecer Michael Zehaf-Bibeau shot Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in the … Continue reading

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Gender Studies, an Aberrant Ideology

Gender Studies, an Aberrant Ideology Steve Moxon lets rip  Jacqueline Rose, Women in Dark Times, Bloomsbury, London, 2014, £20 Women in Dark Times by Jacqueline Rose is feminist cant of such imbecility as to be a leading candidate for the … Continue reading

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Fantasy Racism

Fantasy Racism  Henry Hopwood-Phillips peruses a provocative exegesis Adrian Hart, That’s Racist! How the Regulation of Speech and Thought Divides Us All, Imprint Academic, 2014, pb, 136 pp, £9.95 Veteran anti-racist campaigner, teacher and film-maker Adrian Hart has watched as … Continue reading

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Babylon

Babylon at the Roof Gardens 99 Kensington High Street, London W8 5SA Babylon was, for us, literally a much sought-after restaurant – it took a few circumambulations of blocks of shopping arcades in Kensington to find it, tucked around the … Continue reading

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An Islamic Industrial Revolution?

An Islamic Industrial Revolution?                Bill Hartley explores the putative contribution of Islamic civilisation to the development of industrialism Recently I came across a critique of a book The Cultures of the West; A … Continue reading

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Orso, Covent Garden, London

Epicurean Expeditions with Em Marshall-Luck Orso, Covent Garden, London Orso boasts an extremely convenient location just down the road from the Royal Opera House – perfect for that pre- or post- (or even mid-, depending on the composer) opera meal; … Continue reading

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Bagatelles for a Massacre

Bagatelles for a Massacre Ilana Mercer meditates on the latest “victory” of the West WINNING IN THE WEST. A French “documentary maker”—a title everyone with a camera assumes these days—told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that the West was winning. The docu-dude … Continue reading

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Reisenwitz Redux

Reisenwitz Redux Ilana Mercer reads the riot act It used to be that Justin Raimondo was more discerning about the women he welcomed into the Antiwar.com fold. Here is how Mr. Raimondo welcomed this writer: “A major confetti-throwing welcome on … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Dominatrix

The Rise of the Dominatrix  Derek Turner’s take on Charles Moore’s biography of  Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher: Not for Turning, Charles Moore, London: Allen Lane, 2013, 859 pp When Margaret Thatcher died last April, the obsequies were at times almost drowned out … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden – hero of our time?

  Edward Snowden – hero of our time? Robert Henderson asks some awkward questions Citizenfour Main appearances: Jacob Appelbaum Ewen MacAskill Edward Snowden Director: Laura Poitras Running time: 114 minutes This documentary about state surveillance revolves around Edward Snowden as … Continue reading

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