Jack Dickens

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Thursday, 17 December 2020

Ten Years Later – How the Arab Spring changed the world

On this day ten years ago, at approximately 11:30 am on the morning of 17 December 2010, a twenty-six year-old …

By Jack Dickens

Saturday, 5 December 2020

BBC Radio 4's Mayday review - what really happened to James Le Mesurier?

The Syrian Crisis is one of the greatest tragedies of the twenty-first century – nearly ten years after protests against …

By Jack Dickens

Monday, 30 November 2020

Just how effective is mass PCR testing?

Amid the government’s statements about mass testing programmes throughout the coronavirus crisis, reservations have often been expressed about the efficacy …

By Jack Dickens

Friday, 27 November 2020

The New World: dishonest Net Zero targets are not tackling the cause of climate change

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity today. As societies across the globe grapple with the consequences …

By Jack Dickens

Thursday, 19 November 2020

Stay calm – rewriting The Pogues' Fairytale of New York is not woke political correctness gone mad

That’s it, the army of the politically correct has finally won. The woke tide has swept over the United Kingdom …

By Jack Dickens

Saturday, 7 November 2020

Joe Biden’s historic election victory should not be underestimated

Third time is the charm. After two attempts at winning the nomination to become the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, in …

By Jack Dickens

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Woke-up call: the election was a rejection of the Democratic Left's divisive identity politics

Even with the relief and elation among Democrats that Joe Biden will now, almost certainly, become the next President of …

By Jack Dickens

Saturday, 17 October 2020

French terror attack should be a wakeup call for a divided Europe arguing about fish

What is a “civilisation”? What is it that binds people and countries together and makes them flourish? And what is …

By Jack Dickens

Thursday, 15 October 2020

Macron rolls the dice, daring Boris to choose no deal

This is the latest evening briefing for Reaction subscribers. Become a subscriber here. President Emmanuel Macron has doubled down on fishing today, …

By Jack Dickens