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Why are so many voters in France supporting the far right?

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Memories of Bonfire Night

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What are your summer holiday plans?

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How relevant is the age of consent in modern Britain?

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Did man land on the moon?

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What do your reviews say about you?

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Current Debate - HS2: Can the UK afford the high speed rail network system?

HS2: Can the UK afford the high speed rail network system?

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Current Debate - Do you believe that the VAT increase is the right decision? How will affect your buying habits?

Do you believe that the VAT increase is the right decision? How will affect your buying habits?

(+) Increased government revenue. Less cuts needed to front line public services. A progressive tax. (-) Will hit people in the pocket. Possibility of nudging up inflation. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2011)

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Current Debate - Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

(+) Media is available to everyone with just the click of button (-) Leads to illegal downloading and hacking, costs more and requires more knowledge of technology (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2011)

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Is censorship of the press sometimes justifiable?

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Attitudes in a developing country

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The children of today

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Current Debate - The Great Smartphone Debate

The Great Smartphone Debate

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Are the inhabitants of the UK today more selfish than previous generations?

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The Commonwealth Games

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The start of the existence of everything

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Is the next election lost for the Labour Party?

(+) It'll be fascinating to see if they can turn utter into whine (-) A decade could be lost to a inhumane governance (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2009)

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Should the UK ratify the European Convention

(+) Political symbolism, being a fully paid-up EU member (-) Too inflexible, backward-looking, bureaucratic and doesn't answer the EU's problems (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2005)

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Current Debate - If we were given a referendum on the European Union would you vote for the UK to stay in or come out?

If we were given a referendum on the European Union would you vote for the UK to stay in or come out?

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Current Debate - UK General Election 2010: What does the future hold for the UK?

UK General Election 2010: What does the future hold for the UK?

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Does Britain produce the best beer?

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Current Debate - Valentine’s Day is approaching. What are your favourite “Valentine\'s memories”?

Valentine’s Day is approaching. What are your favourite “Valentine's memories”?

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Current Debate - Gay Marriage

Gay Marriage

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Thoughts on US Presidents - George W. Bush

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Current Debate - Jonathan\'s View on DRM

Jonathan's View on DRM

(+) DRM gives business the illusion of control on the content it produces. (-) Normally implemented very badly (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2007)

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Are British teachers justified in taking strike action?

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Your thoughts on the English riots

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Women and Society

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Current Debate - iOS vs Android

iOS vs Android

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Is organic food good for you?

(+) Pushes up supermarket profits (-) Farmers markets (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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How did Le Pen gain all those votes in 2002?

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How did Jean-Marie Le Pen's Front National gain 5, 525, 032 votes in the 2002 French Presidential Election? Can one really attribute it to policy, and so suggest that five and a half million French people really align themselves with the far right of the ...

arsenalskydivers 24.12.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Why are so many voters in France supporting the far right?

Le Pen seen by a French man

Advantages: democracy
Disadvantages: fascism

I have written that epinion several months ago and now Le Pen and his team want to get the power in the richest part of France : Le Pen himself want the power in Provence-Cote d'Azur and Marine,her 34-year old daughter, will try to take Ile de France whic ...

UncleScrooge 19.01.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Why are so many voters in France supporting the far right?

Thank You Le Pen

Advantages: The score of far rights attracts the attention of the classical politicians on the problems that worry French voters.
Disadvantages: 1 minute after the election of Chirac, they had already forgotten the message of French voters and spoke about the old fashioned politician matters.

If there are so many pro-extreme right voters in France, it is that French voters do not recognize their preoccupations in the speeches of classical politicians. Who cares in Paris of the catastrophic situation of small indebted farmers, of hopeless job ...

liscia 06.05.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Why are so many voters in France supporting the far right?

It's not a racist country

Advantages: Caused a big political stir
Disadvantages: You might get the wrong idea about the French

When Jean-Marie Le Pen got through to the second round of the presidential elections last week everybody went loopy. Le Pen being the leader of the National Front made a lot of people think that France had suddenly gone anti-democratic and racist. It was ...

cutie_pie 30.04.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Why are so many voters in France supporting the far right?

Isn't it just democracy

Advantages: Its democracy!!!
Disadvantages: People jump to the wrong ideas about the country

Im sorry but what ever you political views on race, religion, or anything for that matter, isn't important, but what is important is democracy! Of course the national front, and other such political parties are discriminative against people who they th ...

AnDyRoGeRs09 31.08.2002 · Read full review
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