Opinions from University Of Durham's alumni

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Graham Hancock,

Indeed, it is well known, and not disputed, that the very societies that attempt most vigorously to suppress various drugs, and in which users are subject to the most stringent penalties, have seen a vast and continuous increase in the per capita consumption of these drugs. This is tacitly admitted by the vast armed bureaucracies set up to persecute drug users in our societies, which every year de... See More
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Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

We live in a country where an overarching story, which is the framework for explaining life, has more or less disappeared. We have a world of unguided and competing narratives, where the only common factor is the inviolability of personal choice, which means that for schools that are not of a religious character, confidence in any personal sense of ultimate values has diminished. Utilitarianism ru... See More
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Andrew Gamble, Sir Isaiah Berlin Award for Lifetime Contribution to Political Studies

agrees Basic Income
Building a political coalition around the idea of basic income would help end the resentment of those in work contributing to support those who are not able to work or cannot find jobs. Payment of a basic income to everyone would price workers into many more jobs which at present do not pay enough for people to live on.
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Mike Hulme, Professor of Climate and Culture in the Department of Geography at King's College London

The world would be better off fighting the consequences of climate change - hunger, storm damage and disease - rather than spending billions of pounds trying to stabilise CO2 emissions across the planet
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Crispin Blunt MP,

agrees Brexit
There is a positive role for the United Kingdom globally, playing a strong internationalist role… So my conclusion is that I want a positive story and a positive role for the United Kingdom, and so I think Brexit offers that option.
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Lucy Allan, English politician

agrees Brexit
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James Wharton, British politician

agrees Brexit
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Edward Leigh, British politician

agrees Brexit
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Graham Brady, British politician

agrees Brexit
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Richard Dannatt, Baron Dannatt, British army officer

disagrees Brexit
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David Sproxton, British animator

disagrees Brexit
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John A. Pyle, British atmospheric scientist

disagrees Brexit
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Frank Kelly, British mathematician

disagrees Brexit
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George Efstathiou, British astronomer

disagrees Brexit
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John D. Barrow, British scientist

disagrees Brexit
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Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

disagrees Brexit
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Robert Buckland, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Edward Timpson, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Matt Warman,

disagrees Brexit
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Nick Gibb, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Earl Pomeroy, American politician

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