Month: July 2013

Why are the youth today so right wing?

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I was born in the winter of discontent, which swept Maggie to power and began a thirty year consensus that deregulated markets know best. I was politicised by the crash, which so conclusively discredited that view of the world. 2008 should have marked the end of free marketism, just as 1989 marked the end of Marxist Leninism. Unfortunately, people aren’t always motivated by a dispassionate examination of the evidence, and the British public has let […]