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A Link to the Past 12/10/2013

(Photo: Casey Marshall)

(Photo: Casey Marshall)

Here are a selection of interesting articles over the past month.

Paul Dacre (The Guardian): Why is the left obsessed by the Daily Mail?

James Delingpole (Telegraph): Gosh, what could possibly be responsible for the shocking rise in energy prices?

Guido Fawkes (order-order): Diane Abbott’s frontbench greatest hits

Niall Ferguson (Huffington Post): Krugtron the Invincible (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3)

Chris Hallquist (Less Wrong): A voting puzzle, some political science, and a nerd failure mode

Allister Heath (Telegraph): Ed Miliband has shown he knows nothing about business or the economy

Dan Hodges (Telegraph): Ed Miliband and the strange case of the vanishing Blairites

Peter Hitchens (Mail on Sunday): Mehdi Hasan – the man who makes me feel shy, retiring and modest

Christopher Snowdon (Velvet Glove, Iron Fist): Plain packs: longer transaction times, more mistakes, higher costs

Iain Stewart MP (Conservative Home): The official evidence showed minimum alcohol pricing doesn’t work – I hope you all noticed!

Mark Wallace (Conservative Home): Ed Balls pledges yet more spending – funded with cash he’s already promised to use on ten other things

I’d also like to thank The Free Society for sharing my article on Ralph Miliband and the state of political debate.

PhD Comics are also running a funny short series entitled Post-Doctor Who.

The tweet of the month is a take on the wrangling between President Obama and congressional Republicans:

Finally, my favourite video was the Honest Trailer of After Earth, by Screen Junkies:



This entry was posted on October 12, 2013 by in Linking.
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