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Tommy Robinson: enemy of the British state?

Introduction. On August 1, Tommy Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was released on bail after winning an appeal against a contempt of court finding.  Robinson describes himself as “a working class man from Luton”, At the Court of … Continue reading

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David Gilmour, The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj, London, John Murray, 2005.

David Gilmour opens his history of the lives of the men who served in the Indian Civil Service (ICS) by citing Joseph Stalin’s remarks to the anglophobe Joachim von Ribbentrop(nicknamed in the London of the 1930s where he served as Hitler’s … Continue reading

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