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Nile Lowerson


Globalism and the Left

There is a Conservative majority in parliament – a republican house, senate and presidency – all playing to a backdrop of far right parties set to make huge strides in upcoming European elections. Left wing politics in western democracies, it […]

The Overbearing State

Throughout history the worst atrocities have been committed by unhinged ideological governments, from the renowned examples of Stalin’s communist Russia and Hitler’s Nazi Germany, to the unpopular antics of Mao’s China and Pol Pot’s Cambodian dictatorship. All believed in the […]

The Rise of the Alt-Right

What is the Alt-right? For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, Newton’s 3rd law – often misused for metaphorical purposes, and here it shall be no different. The Alt right is the inevitable counter movement to a […]

American Elections 2016

The Lesser of Two Evils?

When I, along with millions of others, tuned in to see the ecstatic expressions emanating across the faces of the attendees of this year’s DNC, I could not help but feel both confusion and amusement as Hillary Clinton stepped out […]