Tag Archives: Nigel Farage

The Benighted Remains of the Day

  The Benighted Remains of the Day Ilana Mercer notes that it takes brains to understand liberty During the Bretton Woods Conference, in 1944, Lord Halifax is said to have “whispered to Lord Keynes: ‘It’s true: they have the money … 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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Crowning glory – royal legitimation for Scotland’s squadristi

Crowning glory: royal legitimation for Scotland’s squadristi ROGER KERSHAW analyses the putative ideological conflict between “ethnic Scots” and “ethnic English” The Scottish political lexicon seems to have been enriched by two “F-words” during 2013: Nigel Farage through his attempt at … Continue reading

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The Rise of UKIP and the Right

The Rise of UKIP and the Right ALASTAIR PAYNTER wonders whether UKIP is now the real conservative party The assumed certainties of national politics have in recent times begun to look rather less assured. The stolid three party status quo … Continue reading

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