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The broken compass : how left and right lost their meaning

Author: Peter Hitchens
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The main assault on freedom of expression comes from the Left, in the form of political correctness. At the same time other traditional and customary frontiers between Left and Right have melted  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hitchens
ISBN: 9781847064059 1847064051
OCLC Number: 288986269
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 236 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Guy Fawkes gets a BlackBerry --
The power of lunch --
Time for a change --
Fear of finding something worse --
The great landslide --
Riding the Prague tram --
A fire burning under water --
Racism, sexism and homophobia --
Sexism is rational --
Equality or tolerance --
The fall of the meritocracy --
'The age of the train' --
A comfortable hotel on the road to Damascus.
Responsibility: Peter Hitchens.

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A controversial and fascinating book ... could not put it down, it gave me plenty of food for thought. I enjoyed it tremendously and highly recommend it.--Sanford Lakoff

 
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