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The scarcity of economic enterprise

We have to rely on a handful of experts to tackle 'the big other', according to Hugh Burns

Should gay marriage get the go-ahead?

Hugh Burns urges Cameron to stand his ground on the issue of gay marriage

An alternate look at Freshers’ Week

Freshers' Week in its current form gives incoming students a warped and potentially damaging perspective on university life, argues Hugh Burns

A question of ideology?

The media's reaction to the tragedy in Norway has been too knee-jerk and simplistic, argues Hugh Burns

Why Twitter is a serious threat to society

Hugh Burns makes the case for the value of injunctions, and argues that Twitter has deeply troubling implications for privacy

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Should Philip Green have been named and shamed?

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Why are you wearing a poppy?

Making Remembrance Day the default undermines its purpose