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I’m always surprised when people call me right-wing. I’m not offended – I think right and left are largely meaningless categories these days, so I see neither as a compliment or an insult – but I am surprised. So I scribbled down some of the ideas I’m most keen on, and have written about a lot over the past 20 years, and I am curious to know which ones are right-wing. I had always considered these leftish ideas, but perhaps I am wrong?

  • Abolish the monarchy.
  • Abolish the House of Lords.
  • Have a unicameral democratic system with more frequent elections.
  • Never expect an individual to live under laws or a political system that he or she cannot in some capacity consent to or influence. …

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Brendan O'Neill

Editor of spiked. Presenter of The Brendan O’Neill Show podcast. Irish blood ☘️ Brexit heart 💓

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