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Polly Toynbee is Wrong About Tories and the Poor, but it is Equally Wrong to Call her a Hypocrite

Nik Darlington | Posted 01.11.2011 | UK Politics
Nik Darlington

British history is full of well-meaning middle and upper-class social reformers with honest and paternalistic instincts. Did Arnold Toynbee not understand the poor because he was comfortably well-off?

Tighten the Belt, not the Noose

Colleen Becker | Posted 30.09.2011 | UK Politics
Colleen Becker

The American national debt is extravagant, so vast as to be almost unimaginable. Everyone agrees that something must give and at this point, Republicans and Democrats face two options: raising taxes or cutting public programs.

The Definitive Summer Reading List for MPs

Nik Darlington | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK Politics
Nik Darlington

The comprehensive guide to what MPs (and political enthusiasts) should be taking on holiday with them this summer.

National Countryside Week Shows Prince Charles at his Best

Nik Darlington | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK
Nik Darlington

One year ago, the Prince of Wales set up the Prince's Countryside Fund with the overall aim of aiding the survival of "the smaller family farmer".