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Chatter #253 – Professor Gary Gerstle: The Rise and Fall of The Neoliberal Order

Professor Gary Gerstle is the author of the brand new book, The Rise and Fall  of the Neoliberal Order. Gary Gerstle FBA (born 1954) is an American historian and academic. He is the Paul Mellon Professor of American History at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College. In this…

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Chatter #251 – Simon Kuper – Chums: How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK

Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, David Cameron, George Osborne, Theresa May, Dominic Cummings, Daniel Hannan, Jacob Rees-Mogg: Whitehall is swarming with old Oxonians. They debated each other in tutorials, ran against each other in student elections, and attended the same balls and black-tie dinners. They aren’t just colleagues – they are peers, rivals, friends….

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Chatter #240 – Jeffrey Peel: England Lifts All Restrictions, NI Protocol, and the WEF

Jeffrey Peel is a former Conservative politician who worked to try to bring the Tories to Northern Ireland. In the last week, both England and Northern Ireland have lifted their covid restrictions, including the vaccine passports, allowing us all to get back to a little more of a normal life. Despite that, we’ve almost…

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Covid Has Convinced Me That We Need A Written Constitution

Earlier in the year, I spoke to Tom Brake from Unlock Democracy about the idea of implementing a written constitution in the UK. At the time I was intrigued by the idea, but did not see why we needed to be so urgent about the issue. It seemed to me at the time…

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The Truth About Tyranny

This article was originally posted here – https://brownstone.org/articles/the-truth-about-tyranny/ In the simple model of tyranny we learned as school kids, there is a bad guy on top, or perhaps several because he needs advisors, and then there is everyone else suffering under his yoke. The job of freedom is to overthrow the powerful bad…

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Chatter #172 – Gavin Esler On English Nationalism, Scottish Independence And The Breakup Of The UK

Gavin Esler is an award-winning television and radio broadcaster, novelist and journalist. He is the author of five novels and four non-fiction books, most recently How Britain Ends – English Nationalism and the Re-birth of Four Nations. It’s a forensic examination of the way in which resurgent English nationalism is pulling the United…

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