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  1. Exclusive: Tory chair aimed for BNP votes

    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...
  2. Editorial

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    David Willetts last took part in a Prospect roundtable in 1998 a few months after Labour’s crushing victory. In a debate about the future of welfare the then Tory shadow minister coined the term “the progressive dilemma.” This is what he said: “The basis on which you can extract large...
  3. Why bombing Iran would be a disaster

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    An article in one of America’s most prestigious magazines—the Atlantic—claims that Israel is on the verge of attacking Iran, that its government views the possibility of the Islamic state acquiring a nuclear missile as a threat to its existence and it will, within a year or two, scramble hundreds of...

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