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Modi’s development key: agricultural land rights liberalisation

Narendra Modi has stated that growth, controlling food-price inflation, improving farmers’ incomes and developing infrastructure are top priorities. Agricultural Land currently makes up ~60% of India’s total land area. Liberalising agricultural land usage laws has the immense potential to... Read More »

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January TNG with Myles Jackman

We kick off the first TNG of 2015 with Myles Jackman, who will be discussing ‘the criminalization of written fantasy’. Myles is the only solicitor in the country to... More Details »

Beyond Bitcoin: How peer-to-peer technology will revolutionise every aspect our lives

Whilst Bitcoin’s media hype and price volatility may be over, the technology behind it remains every bit as revolutionary. In this lecture, Preston will crack open the architecture of cryptocurrencies, and explain how their innovative, distributed structure can be applied... More Details »

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A Regular Choice Between Voting Systems

With May’s general election set to emphasise the shortcomings of First Past The Post more than any other in recent memory, Vishal Wilde posits that we should empower voters by allowing them to choose their electoral system as they vote, and by embracing plurality in... Read More »