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The Shifting Ground of Christopher Hitchens

In his account of the attacks on the World Trade Centre, British-Pakistani Journalist Tariq Ali, a former comrade and admirer of Christopher Hitchens, expressed his newfound disillusionment: “On 11 September 2001, a small group of terrorists crashed the planes they

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The Shifting Ground of Christopher Hitchens

In his account of the attacks on the World Trade Centre, British-Pakistani Journalist Tariq Ali, a former comrade and admirer of Christopher Hitchens, expressed his newfound disillusionment: “On 11 September 2001, a small group of terrorists crashed the planes they

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Replicating Prejudice in the LGBT Community

Take Up The Gay Man’s Burden Insofar as the left seeks to dismantle a network of privileges accrued by certain social groups, the LGBTQ community is usually assumed to be firmly on side. At Oxford, where the radical left can

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Replicating Prejudice in the LGBT Community

Take Up The Gay Man’s Burden Insofar as the left seeks to dismantle a network of privileges accrued by certain social groups, the LGBTQ community is usually assumed to be firmly on side. At Oxford, where the radical left can

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PPE (People’s Political Economy): A Community Education Project

In the summer of 2012, four academics/activists – Neil Howard, James Sevitt, James Morrissey, and myself – came together to try to establish a community education project in Oxford.

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PPE (People’s Political Economy): A Community Education Project

In the summer of 2012, four academics/activists – Neil Howard, James Sevitt, James Morrissey, and myself – came together to try to establish a community education project in Oxford.

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Left-wing Belief As We Age

We’ve all heard some clever variation of the saying: “if you’re not a liberal at twenty you have no heart, if you’re not a conservative at forty you have no brain.” Some people substitute ‘socialist’ for ‘liberal’ and ‘capitalist’ for

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Left-wing Belief As We Age

We’ve all heard some clever variation of the saying: “if you’re not a liberal at twenty you have no heart, if you’re not a conservative at forty you have no brain.” Some people substitute ‘socialist’ for ‘liberal’ and ‘capitalist’ for