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Corporate Taxation to Reduce Inequality

 A Toy Model and Its Implications Historically, various controversial tax systems have been imposed to reduce inequality, from the Roman effort in the third century B.C. to limit the personal wealth of individuals, to David Lloyd’s George’s ‘People’s Budget’, announced

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Corporate Taxation to Reduce Inequality

 A Toy Model and Its Implications Historically, various controversial tax systems have been imposed to reduce inequality, from the Roman effort in the third century B.C. to limit the personal wealth of individuals, to David Lloyd’s George’s ‘People’s Budget’, announced

OLR Issue 13

  In this issue: Editorial The Problem with Science by Will Searby Science’s Racism by Gulzaar Barn Eugenics and the Left by Ellasaid Woodhouse In Defence of Science by Ben Krishna Pharmageddon by Alexander Breton The Politics of Wikileaks by Kate Bradley Technology of the Avant-Garde

OLR Issue 13

  In this issue: Editorial The Problem with Science by Will Searby Science’s Racism by Gulzaar Barn Eugenics and the Left by Ellasaid Woodhouse In Defence of Science by Ben Krishna Pharmageddon by Alexander Breton The Politics of Wikileaks by Kate Bradley Technology of the Avant-Garde

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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

OLR Issue 12

The twelfth issue of the Oxford Left Review, with a focus on issues around intersectionality. Articles include A Round Table on ‘White Feminism’, and ‘Commodified Cultures: The Effect of Cultural Appropriation on
Successful Cultural Exchange’

OLR Issue 12

The twelfth issue of the Oxford Left Review, with a focus on issues around intersectionality. Articles include A Round Table on ‘White Feminism’, and ‘Commodified Cultures: The Effect of Cultural Appropriation on
Successful Cultural Exchange’

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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