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Why right-wing politicians need to be kind

When I think of right wing politicians, I don’t think of kind people. From Norman Tebbit (on yer bike) to Mrs Thatcher (there’s no such thing as society) to the populist modern types such as Trump and Orban, these appear … Continue reading

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Right wing and fossil fuel subsidies

Reuters reports: “The British government unveiled draft tax breaks on Friday to drive investment in shale gas production, in what it termed the most generous shale incentives in the world.” Oh dear.  Another “right wing” government subsidising fossil fuels.  What … Continue reading

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Green Philosophy

The philosopher, Roger Scruton, has recently had published a book called “Green Philosophy” (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Green-Philosophy-Think-Seriously-Planet/dp/1848870760).  It sets out a right-wing or conservative philosophy for addressing environmental problems.  His view is that large-scale, international schemes, infused with socialist values, are doomed to … Continue reading

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