Richard Pass

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A Win for Democracy, A Loss for Morality

(102) Comments | Posted 30 August 2013 | (00:00)

Last night was a bitter sweet moment. On the one hand, the British public, clearly sceptical of their government's proposed intervention in Syria had their voices heard through the MPs they democratically elected. Instead of the Prime Minister using his constitutional right to overrule parliament through the Royal Prerogative, he...

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University Remembrance Day Disgrace

(18) Comments | Posted 11 November 2012 | (22:02)

Daniel Cooper, as acting President of the University of London Union (ULU), has brought shame on himself and the 120 000 students he is supposed to represent by refusing to place a wreath on their behalf at a remembrance service in London last Sunday. Cooper's decision to boycott the service...

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Are We All Out of Touch?

(0) Comments | Posted 4 April 2012 | (13:28)

If the West-Bradford by-election in which the dictator loving George Galloway was elected is anything to go by, it would seem that yet again, as expected, the government is "out of touch". However, this overused and increasingly vacuous phrase has become somewhat of a cliché over the last year and...

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The Afghanistan Series - Rory Stewart

(1) Comments | Posted 8 February 2012 | (17:50)

This is the first post of The Afghanistan Series that will, over the coming months, introduce readers to important and largely non-mainstream literature regarding Western intervention in Afghanistan. The aim of The Afghanistan Series is not to articulate my personal views, but rather be as unbiased as possible in order...

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