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A Link to the Past 12/2/2014

Here is a small collection of intriguing articles over the past month.

Ian Birrell (The Independent): Two cheers for Nick Clegg – at least he’s talking about drugs

Sarah A. Brown (Harry’s Place): More horrifying death threats against Maajid Nawaz

Ben Chu (The Independent): The Treasury’s log rolling

Charles Crawford (Pundit Wire): Slippery Slopes, Slippery Language, Slippery Logic

Ian Dunt ( Harper’s resignation puts us in dangerous moral territory

Mark Ferguson (Labour List): Last night the government severely curbed civil liberties, free speech and democracy

Ian Huyett (The Libertarian Republic): Has a libertarian society ever existed?

Amjad Khan (Left Foot Forward): The Illiberal Democrats

Rob Lyons (spiked!): No, Sugar is not the New Tobacco

Maajid Nawaz (The Guardian): Why I’m speaking up for Islam against the loudmouths who have hijacked it

Fraser Nelson (The Telegraph): Social reform is a moral mission that will define the Tories’ future

Christopher Snowdon (The Free Society): The politics of ‘public health’ is the real cancer

Mark Wallace (Conservative Home): Tory Tea Party? War on Women? Rubbish – the deselections are down to a welcome grassroots revival


My tweet of the month was from the observant BuzzFeed UK Editor Luke Lewis:

Cinema Sins has produced a wildly meticulous review of Batman & Robin for my video of the month:



This entry was posted on February 12, 2014 by in Linking.
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