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The Dead Hand of the State

June 1st, 2009  |  Published in Journal

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Godfrey Bloom MEP for Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire

In this article Godfrey Bloom calls for a move to allow people to control their destiny unfettered by EU regulation, Whitehall and the welfare system.

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Political Groupings – The Future of the Right

May 13th, 2009  |  Published in Journal

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Andrew Sawdon

Andrew Sawdon is an NGS member and first year History/Politics undergraduate at York. In his article he highlights the strengths of conservative policy in the face of key problems facing the New Generation. With this solid ideological foundation, he argues, the future of the right is brighter than that of airbrushed and re-branded New Labour left.

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Political Groupings – Modern Political Ideology

April 14th, 2009  |  Published in Journal

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Michael Appleton is a 3rd year Politics Student at the University of York. He is also the Parliamentary Researcher to Angela E Smith, Labour and Co-operative MP for Basildon. Michael highlights the importance of ideology in party politics and discusses how clearing up the blurred lines of inter-party differences could reinvigorate a politically apathetic public.

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Political Groupings – The Future of the Left

April 14th, 2009  |  Published in Journal

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John Nicholls

John Nicholls is a 3rd year Economics undergraduate at the University of York and a member of the NGS. He attended the Mark Rusling seminar on the future of the left and discusses here how it lies in the international community. The pursuit of equality and liberty must be an international movement so we need to look beyond our own limited party politics.

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Material Censorship – A Suffocation of Human Intelligence

November 25th, 2008  |  Published in Journal

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James Gill, a first year history undergraduate at York, looks at what he feels is the demonising and censoring of mainstream entertainers

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Appointment and Expertise in the House of Lords

May 24th, 2008  |  Published in Journal

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Verity Hill

Verity Hill is a 1st Year Philosophy undergraduate at the University of York and a member of the NGS. She argues for an appointed House of Lords and points out the flaws in the current approach to House of Lords reform.

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Environmental Catastrophism

April 23rd, 2008  |  Published in Journal

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Ben Pile

Ben Pile is a mature student studying politics and philosophy, and a member of NGS York. In his response to Sir Crispin’s lecture he compares the first Kennedy Lecture to its namesake, and calls for an analysis of the issues facing the New Generation on human grounds, as well as scientific.

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Optimism and Action

April 23rd, 2008  |  Published in Journal

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Claire Hazelgrove

Claire Hazelgrove is a second year politics student at York University, she is also the Labour candidate for Skipton and Ripon. In her response to Sir Crispin’s lecture she discusses the need for optimism and political pressure, to combat the stark reality of the future facing us.

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Terminal Materialism

April 23rd, 2008  |  Published in Journal

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Sarah Foster

Sarah Foster is an English undergraduate and member of the student newspaper Nouse at the University of York. In her response to Sir Crispin’s lecture she diverts our attention from the current obsession with global warming, and cites our terminal materialism as the primary problem facing our generation.

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The Ludic Fallacy

January 23rd, 2008  |  Published in Journal

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Dr Peter Taylor

Dr Peter Taylor is a Research Associate at the Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford University. In his article he questions game theory and therefore the very basis of most modern decision-making.

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