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Oakeshott’s World View, Part 3

Oakeshott’s World View, Part 3 Noel O’Sullivan (ed), The Place of Michael Oakeshott in Contemporary Western and Non-western Thought, Imprint Academic, 2017; £19.95; pbk; 197 pages, reviewed in three parts by ALLAN POND [This collection includes some of the papers given … Continue reading

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Cadres for Canadian Renewal

Cadres for Canadian Renewal Mark Wegierski, on an under-estimated element in politics  Whether one calls them infrastructures or “cadres”, conservatives in Canada today are greatly in need of them. A truly consummate politician is able to utilize the self-interest of … Continue reading

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Poland, Defending Christendom

Poland, Defending Christendom Gregory Slysz gives us chapter and verse Leftist commentators in both Poland and abroad have expressed bafflement and alarm about the current position adopted by the Polish government on a host of cultural and political issues. Its … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Patriarchy

A Farewell to Patriarchy Women vs Feminism: Why We All Need Liberating from the Gender Wars, Joanna Williams, 2017, Emerald Publishing, 318pp., paperback, £14.99, reviewed by Ed Dutton The sexual harassment scandal surrounding the film maker Harvey Weinstein has placed women’s … Continue reading

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Welcome to Canada

Welcome to Canada Mark Wegierski considers a Canadian cause célèbre Ten years ago, on October 14, 2007, Robert Dziekanski, a forty-year-old Polish immigrant to Canada, met his death at Vancouver Airport. Having arrived at the airport, he waited in the … Continue reading

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Canadian Conflict, a War Game Perspective

  Canadian Conflict, a War Game Perspective Mark Wegierski considers Canadian Civil War, first published 40 years ago Canadian ‘Civil War’: Separatism vs. Federalism in Modern Canada was a board wargame published in 1977 by Simulations Publications, Inc. (SPI), then … Continue reading

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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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Today on Radio 4…

Today on Radio 4… Stuart Millson briefly forsakes the Third Programme and tunes in to a day of left-leaning bias on BBC Radio 4 Famous for programmes which have become “national treasures” such as The Archers, Desert Island Discs, Any … Continue reading

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Alt History

Alt History Mark Wegierski considers the science fiction subgenre of “counterfactual history” or uchronia It is important to note that alternative history pertains to events that are in the past at the time when the narrative is being written. So, for … Continue reading

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Canada, Matrix of Modernity, part 2

  Canada, Matrix of Modernity, part 2 Mark Wegierski continues his analysis An essay based on an English-language presentation read at the First Sir Thomas More Colloquium: ‘Diplomacy, Literature, Politics’, at the Akademia Polonijna (Polonia University) in Czestochowa, Poland, held … Continue reading

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