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21st Century Mill-Owners & Master Sweeps

Posted by James O'Brien on July 29, 2013 at 14:41PM

I know that shock at the noxiousness on Twitter is today focussed chiefly on misogynists but they don't have a monopoly.

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Jesus & Mary Pain

Posted by James O'Brien on July 17, 2013 at 13:36PM

It's all Brendan in Weybridge's fault.

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Benefits Cap

Posted by James O'Brien on July 15, 2013 at 13:41PM

If I had any residual reservations about the full meaning of the phrase "dog-whistle politics" this issue just got rid of them.

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Is Domestic Violence A Grey Area?

Posted by James O'Brien on July 08, 2013 at 13:50PM

It's been a slow process - and not necessarily a wise one for a phone-in host - but the show now concerns itself alot more with the grey areas than the black and white.

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Anti-Semitism

Posted by James O'Brien on July 05, 2013 at 13:37PM

You need a thick skin to do this job. Obviously. But it rarely needs to be thicker than when you're accused of fomenting one of the foulest and most destructive prejudices in the history of humanity

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And so it begins...

Posted by James O'Brien on July 03, 2013 at 13:40PM

With foreigners and the unemployed being successfully but fraudulently portrayed as the root of all our country's ills, it's time for the Tories to turn their attention to why Labour, who seem to have surrendered to this toxic narrative, won't be able to fix things.

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Trans

Posted by James O'Brien on April 19, 2013 at 13:34PM

What do you do when you're confronted by something you don't understand? Something that possibly makes you uncomfortable and probably makes you confused?

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That Letter

Posted by James O'Brien on March 27, 2013 at 13:19PM

I haven't researched the author and really hope he isn't on the lunatic fringe on his faith because this letter, if you're a parent of little girls or if you listened to today's show, will have you cheering to the rafters. Enjoy.

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Once a Catholic...

Posted by James O'Brien on February 26, 2013 at 14:32PM

The patron saint of our programme is, in many ways, a lad I was at school with thirty years ago.

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IDS

Posted by James O'Brien on February 20, 2013 at 13:47PM

I don't like interviewing politicians. It's not a party political position, I don't like interviewing any of them.

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