Tag Archives: socialism

  1. Which is more virtuous or effective: Paying Tax or Giving to Charity?

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    July 4, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Rather excitingly, we here at Goldblog Towers received a packed mailbag of responses to yesterday’s blog, particularly the final question …
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  2. Why Corbyn could stay if Labour lose – part 2

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    May 9, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    The aftermath of the Labour’s landslide General Election defeat in 1983, on the back of a hard left-wing manifesto that one …
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  3. It’s not what was in Jeremy Corbyn’s “Standing to Deliver” plan that matters. It’s where he launched it.

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    August 14, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    It has been almost year since a Labour politician stepped up to a microphone in Scotland without trepidation at the …
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  4. The Blair B*tch project – why New Labour DIDN’T need such large majorities

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    January 11, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    The further away we get from Tony Blair’s Premiership, the harder it is for my students to understand why the …
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  5. £1bn a year in benefit fraud…£34bn a year in uncollected tax – which would you target?

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    October 22, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    I was thinking of Anthony Crosland yesterday when the coalition government announced yet another crackdown on benefit fraud. In 1956 the …
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  6. It will be hard to build the Socialist Republic of Scotland if you are relying so much on other peoples’ money

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    September 10, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    One of the reasons for the momentum that the “Yes” vote has been gaining has been the switch of allegiances …
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