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Current Affairs and comment

Locked Down then Locked out

Locked Down then Locked Out by Ilana Mercer AS A COINAGE GOES, DEEP TECH is superior to the term Big-Tech. It better captures the deforming power and tentacular reach into state and civil society of the high-tech monopolists. That reach … Continue reading

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Mendicant Order

Mendicant Order by Bill Hartley There is a large restaurant in Leeds city centre and at the side of the building is a fire escape. The doors to the fire escape are blocked and given the prominent location it might … Continue reading

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MAGA Patriots, in the House

MAGA Patriots, in the House by Ilana Mercer Why repeat hackneyed phrases about annus horribilis 2020? Recall the opening paragraph of “A Tale of Two Cities,” by Charles Dickens. Interspersed in that epical introduction are countervailing, sweetness-and-light words. Excise these—and … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story by ILANA MERCER Described by one critic as “one of those rare movies you can say is perfect in every way,” “A Christmas Story,” directed by Bob Clark, debuted in 1983. Set in the 1940s, the film … Continue reading

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Why Israel isn’t Racist

Why Israel isn’t Racist by Ilana Mercer The Jewish State, by definition, rejects some and welcomes others into the fold. In “Is Israel Racist?”, a reply to an anti-Semitic interviewer (he bailed), the emphasis was on demonstrating why Israel’s particularism … Continue reading

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Of Human Bondage

Of Human Bondage William Hartley mourns inconsistency Extracts from John Watson’s Journal, April 19th/20th 1771; “This morning about seven o’ clock I set forward with Thomas Dodds in order to take four of the deserted men which (by information) now … Continue reading

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Is Israel Racist? Part 1

Is Israel Racist? Part 1 Ilana Mercer gives chapter and verse Some months ago, a gentleman who pens anti-Semitic tracts approached me for an interview. I agreed. Being a naïve methodological individualist, I never generalize about individuals. That my interlocutor … Continue reading

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Calling all Deplorables

Calling all Deplorables Ilana Mercer brings a message of hope “Republicans and Democrats have tinkered with the country’s composition and character long enough to account for Biden’s America. You know it.”—Ilana I had written what I thought was an inspired … Continue reading

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Transcending Woke Capitalism

Transcending Woke Capitalism by Mark Wegierski There is currently a debate underway about the shape and future of conservatism in both America and Canada. But what should a genuine conservatism actually consist of? Conservatism today is a bewildered philosophy, an unwieldy … Continue reading

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Baked into the System

Baked into the System Ilana Mercer unmasks voter fraud Back in 2016, when broadcaster Lars Larson attempted to find out whether one Arcan Cetin was a citizen of the US, ICE (the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) told him, “Sorry, … Continue reading

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