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Let’s tackle anti-semitism where it exists – not where it doesn’t

A friend asked me recently whether I’d considered writing a blog about the rising incidence of anti-Semitism within the Labour Pary and within Britain as a whole. My response, quite honestly, was no.  It was, and still is, a topic … Continue reading

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My Plan for Brexit? Walk Away

“None of the Brexiteers had a plan.  Do you?” If I had a pound for every time I’ve been asked this question on social media, I’d be a rich woman.  In a very recent experience, a Facebook friend demanded I … Continue reading

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Dear Jessica – a social media etiquette dilemma

I have a friend who has an annoying habit of removing my comments from her posts on Facebook, when they don’t conform to the response she was hoping for or expecting. The first time she did it, I genuinely didn’t … Continue reading

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Why won’t Giles Fraser ask where the men are?

I’ve spent the past four years on the defensive against accusations that as a Brexiter, I am aligning myself with some of the worst people and opinions in society.  And mostly I’ve just batted the accusations away as complete nonsense, … Continue reading

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40 Hail Marys won’t wipe away this confession

I’m not sure what’s more shocking – the fact that Liam Neeson has admitted he spent a week, 40 years ago, looking to murder a black man – any black man – in revenge for the rape of a friend … Continue reading

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Passion Devoid of Reason

Astonishing scenes in this week’s edition of “Liddle’s Got Issues” as Rod Liddle turns up outside Parliament and attempts to engage some of the anti-Brexit protesters in conversation. Some of these people, such as Steve Bray, nicknamed “Stop Brexit Man” … Continue reading

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The wrongs of “trans” rights

The Sunday Times today reports that Jeremy Corbyn has had a row with his domestic policy advisor, Lachlan Stuart, over the fact that Stuart has suggested that “trans women remain biologically male”.  The article goes on to quote a Labour … Continue reading

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Isn’t it time we tried to understand the vote to Remain?

Since the vote for Brexit, countless articles and opinion pieces have attempted to understand and deconstruct the reasons behind the vote to leave.  But surely what we really should have been doing over the past two and a half years, … Continue reading

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On WTO Brexit and Zero Tariffs

James Delingpole recently came unstuck on the Daily Politics, under an intense grilling from Andrew Neil on the question of how Britain, trading under WTO terms, could expect to offer zero tariffs on imports while still having any leverage with … Continue reading

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TERF wars

Are you a TERF? Well, if you believe that possession of a penis should preclude a person from entering female-only areas such as changing rooms, or being incarcerated in female prisons, or performing intimate personal examinations such as smear tests, … Continue reading

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