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Brexit is Britain’s Independence Day

Brexit is Britain’s Independence Day Stephen Michael MacLean discerns ‘the end of the beginning’ Independence Day. That was Boris Johnson’s description of June 23rd last year, as he and fellow Leave campaigners canvassed the United Kingdom for Brexit, making the … Continue reading

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Brexit’s Progress

Brexit’s Progress Stephen MacLean perceives the ‘End of the Beginning’ ‘MPs hand Theresa May the starting gun on Brexit’. That is how the Independent recorded last Wednesday’s ‘second reading’ in the UK House of Commons to permit the Conservative government … Continue reading

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The Pressing Need for Prison Reform

The Pressing Need for Prison Reform Bill Hartley reports David Cameron’s recent speech on prison reform was a welcome entry into the world of criminal justice by a prime minister. The full text of his speech is worth a look … Continue reading

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Posturing, positioning and electioneering

Posturing, positioning and electioneering Derek Turner anticipates a possible transformation of the political landscape As the general election campaign limps into its last months, politicians have been working hard to sway what is expected to be an unusually unpredictable race. … Continue reading

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The enthralled Tories

The enthralled Tories DEREK TURNER David Cameron’s crusade to legalize “gay marriage” has been superficially successful – at least until it gets to the House of Lords – but it has alienated and puzzled many natural conservatives. Despite many months … Continue reading

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Cameron and contingent conservatism

Cameron and contingent conservatism This is the first post of the year, for which apologies, but there will be lots more material soon. This is my latest article for the University Bookman (Russell Kirk’s magazine, presently edited by Gerald Russello) … Continue reading

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The UK’s EU problem

The UK’s EU problem When David Cameron stood at the House of Commons dispatch box on 12 December to defend his decision to opt out of the EU plan for closer fiscal union to prop up the Euro, it aroused … Continue reading

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