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Burke V Bonnets Rouges

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FT (headline only- google "bonnets rouges ft"):

The scarlet hat has become the symbol of protest against François Hollande’s tax rises.

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2d98a29e-5361-11e3-9250-00144feabdc0.html

They sound like UKIP - protect the nation, defined as You look and sound like me (though I may be considerably richer than yow).

AEP in the Tellygraf:

Professor Li said the 18th Century Irish philosopher Edmund Burke is now all the rage in Chinese universities, studied for his critique of violent revolution, and esteemed as the prophet of stability through timely but controlled change. They are enamoured by his theories of inheritance, the "living contract" through the generations, the limits of liberty, and -- a harder sell -- his small battalions
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/10294488/China-embraces-British-Model-ditching-Mao-for-Edmund-Burke.html

Should be "little platoon".

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