Tag: socialism

Russell Taylor: Why Equality?

It has never mattered to me what other people have that I lack. It’s theirs, not mine. They did not take it from me or obtain it at my expense, so any envy I might feel towards them doesn’t constitute a legitimate claim to their property. This is why I am baffled by the modern

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The Austrian Way: The matter of high energy prices

Energy companies in the UK have just been putting through their latest ‘evil’ price hikes, causing the most almighty furore. The carry on has been so enormous, you’d think some ethnic cleansing or the like had being going on. What is most painful about this whole episode – for us soon-to-be-institutionalised-Bogpaperites at least – is

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Russell Taylor: Right and Wrong

As long as I’ve been writing for Bogpaper, I’ve received feedback along the lines of “I like your style, but your arguments are a bit nuts” – which is to say I have a tendency to portray the Left as a sinister cabal, hell-bent on world domination. Guilty as charged, I suppose. I’m definitely prone

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Russell Taylor: Red Ed – A Blast From The Past

Ed Miliband wants to dust off Clause Four, hoist the red flag and return the Labour Party to its former glory: as an unelectable basketcase, run by an amateurish buffoon. Neil Kinnock’s heart must be bursting with pride. Actually, that’s an unfair comparison, because Kinnock was a powerful speaker, whereas Miliband is a nasal sixth-form

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