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The Get Out Clause, Manchester stars of CCTV

Rocking the Panopticon, they perform in front of CCTV cameras and then request the video under the British version of the FOIA Unable to afford a proper camera crew and equipment, The Get Out Clause, an unsigned band from the city, decided to make use of the cameras seen all over British streets. With an [...]

big government as a side effect of conservatism/libertarianism

I was reading an interesting article the other day on Subsidiarity, which was an economic theory put forward by Pope Pius XI in Quadragesimo Anno, that argues that going too far towards either Libertarianism or Socialism leads inevitably to the nanny state. My argument is that our (and England’s) swing towards libertarian/laissez-faire capitalism in the [...]