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Oakeshott’s World View 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 at the … Zoloft drug class

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The Murder of Jo Cox

The Murder of Jo Cox  Allan Pond smells a rat No, what follows is not some mad conspiracy theory. A mother of two small children was murdered in the street of a quiet Yorkshire town. An appalling and shocking event. … Continue reading

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An Opaque Ideology?

An Opaque Ideology?  Allan Pond considers the meaning of conservatism We all know that self-congratulatory triad “I have principles, you have beliefs, she has an ideology”. To accuse someone of being ‘ideological’ is almost inevitably to criticise them and to … Continue reading

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Homespun Conservatism

Homespun Conservatism  Allan Pond assesses a thought provoking thesis Peter King, Keeping Things Close: Essays on the Conservative Disposition (Arktos, 2015; ISBN 978-1-910524-42-8; pp.95 ) The author of this slim volume of essays is described on the back cover as … Continue reading

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One and three-quarter cheers for Mrs. T.

One and three-quarter cheers for Mrs. T. ALLAN POND surveys a mixed legacy Mrs Thatcher now rests in peace, the crowds have dispersed and the rent-a-mob have furled up their banners and put away their stink bombs for another occasion. … Continue reading

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