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  2. Exclusive: Tory chair aimed for BNP votes

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    Sayeeda Warsi, the Conservative party chair who recently warned that the alternative vote could lead to politicians “pandering to extremism,” appears to have appealed to BNP voters herself when she was standing for parliament back in 2005. Campaign material for her bid to become Tory MP for Dewsbury urged BNP...
  3. Why be squeamish about pension cuts?

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    Some pensioners are poor. But lots of people are poor. Pensioners, though, have big political advantages: they vote, and are perceived to have “paid in all their lives”. Politicians meddle with pensioners’ income at their peril. How else can we explain that even in the most austere budget for a...
  4. An Asian whitewash

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    Ziauddin Sardar's latest book touches on many of the most troubling questions at the heart of what it means to be a British Asian in the 21st century. But his blinkered adherence to the politics of resentment means it contains few useful answers


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