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MP of the Month: Charles Capper (1822-1869)

Continuing with our recent theme of unlikely parliamentarians, our MP of the Month is Charles Capper, the son of a Manchester weaver. Capper made his fortune in the shipping industry, and wrote a notable history of the port of London, before being ruined by the financial panic of 1866. 841 more words


Disparaged and Abased: The working class is no longer beholden to the Left.

It has long been popular belief that the working classes are beholden to the Left for its representation and participation in a Democracy, however that is no longer the case. 827 more words

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