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Current Affairs and comment

Spengler, Lite

Spengler, Lite The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam, Douglas Murray, 2017, Bloomsbury, Hardback, 335pp., £18.99; reviews by Ed Dutton and Adam J Young One of the fascinating things about Murray’s dissection of Western Europe’s death wish is that … Continue reading

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Canada – the Case for Conservatism

Canada – the Case for Conservatism Another piece by Mark Wegierski to mark the Sesquicentennial of Canadian Confederation Given the disparity in resources between small-c conservatives and left-liberals in Canada, the situation of conservatism sometimes seems virtually hopeless. What traditionalists … Continue reading

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Open Cast, Closed Mind

Open Cast, Closed Mind     Bill Hartley identifies an unholy alliance Last month a public enquiry convened at Kingston Park the home of Newcastle Rugby Club. Some time ago Northumberland County Council granted planning permission for Banks Mining to start … Continue reading

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Mass Immigration and its Critics

Mass Immigration and its Critics The Effects of Mass Immigration on Canadian Living Standards and Society, edited by Herbert Grubel, Vancouver, Fraser Institute, 2009, CAN$19.95, xxvi + 236 pp., ISBN 978-0-88975-246-7, reviewed by Mark Wegierski, to commemorate the Sesquicentennial of … Continue reading

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Race, evolution and intelligence

Race, Evolution and Intelligence Paul Dachslager reviews Richard Lynn’s chef-d’oeuvre  Race Differences in Intelligence: An Evolutionary Analysis, Richard Lynn, second revised edition, 2015, Washington Summit Publishers, Athens, GA, reviewed by Dr Paul Dachslager This second, revised edition of Richard Lynn’s … Continue reading

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Mission Civilisatrice in Mexico

Mission Civilisatrice in Mexico Thomas O. Meehan on a missed opportunity Cinco de Mayo is a day celebrated in the US by the Mexican diaspora. Cinco de Mayo is also lustily celebrated here by my other countrymen, who would gladly celebrate the … Continue reading

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Hemlock, on Tap

Hemlock, on Tap Ed Dutton endorses a brave and timely tome Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity, by Joanna Williams, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, PB., 217pp.   Like a dramatist building to a climax, Joanna Williams, education lecturer at the University … Continue reading

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In Search of True Federalism

In Search of True Federalism A further article by Mark Wegierski to Commemorate the Sesquicentennial of Canadian Confederation It is sometimes maintained that strengthening the provinces and regions in Canada would lead to a more balanced society. While there is … Continue reading

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King of New York

King of New York Thomas O. Meehan deconstructs the Donald President Trump represents a negative Stupor Mundi to much of the world. Paradoxically, this is not because the American press cannot understand him but because they have so much in … Continue reading

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Primrose Day

Primrose Day Stephen Michael MacLean, on a date with history If Theresa May had any historical nous, she would have postponed divulging her polling intentions by one day and announced her plans the following morning, Primrose Day — once a … Continue reading

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