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Catalonia, on the Brink

Catalonia, on the Brink Gerry Dorrian considers the roots of the current crisis Political geography tends to fracture across historical fault lines. In 2015, the University of Oxford’s DNA map of Britain revealed the continuing existence of the millennium-old Landsker … Continue reading

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Fighting for England

Fighting for England Gerry Dorrian describes what drove the EDL As well as being Senior Lecturer at King’s College, London, Dr John Meadowcroft is the university’s Director of Postgraduate Research in Political Economy, and he has taught on the LSE … Continue reading

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Reflections of a Noble Savage

Reflections of a Noble Savage Gerry Dorrian goes cold turkey What is Wrong with US?: Essays in Cultural Pathology, Eric Coombes & Theodore Dalrymple (eds.), Imprint Academic, 2016, reviewed by Gerry Dorrian A drugs-worker in 2009, I posted Theodore Dalrymple’s Spectator … Continue reading

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“Crooked” Hillary’s Crooked Predecessors

“Crooked” Hillary’s Crooked Predecessors Gerry Dorrian recalls a rigged election Donald Trump has caused consternation with his claim that he may not accept the result of the US presidential election if it doesn’t go his way. Is this his characteristic … Continue reading

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The Establishment versus the Individual

 The Establishment versus the Individual Gerry Dorrian buries the remains  Snobbery and hatred have always led the powerful to seek to hobble those that they see as beneath them. Currently nothing embodies this more than the elitist and oligarchic response of … Continue reading

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The Problem of Hegemony

The Problem of Hegemony Gerry Dorrian on The New European “What first attracted you to the millionaire Paul Daniels?” Debbie McGhee, the magician’s wife, was famously asked by Mrs Merton, as played by the late Caroline Aherne. So famously, in fact, that her reply, … Continue reading

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A Referendum and the Murder of an MP

  A Referendum and the Murder of an MP Gerry Dorrian condemns conflation On Thursday June 16, 2016, the increasingly acrimonious campaigns to remain and leave the European Union in the next week’s referendum fell silent at the news that … Continue reading

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