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Sex, Lies and Audiotape

Sex, Lies and Audiotape A Killing in Tiger Bay, 3 Episodes, BBC Two, reviewed by Leslie Jones In 1988, prostitute Lynette White was brutally murdered in Butetown, Cardiff. The prime suspect, identified on Crimewatch, was a bloodied and confused white … Continue reading

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Full Circle

Full Circle by Bill Hartley The South Leeds Stadium lies at the heart of a complex which provides a wide variety of sports facilities. Such is the range available that it may help explain why the cities’ athletes pick up … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, September 2021

ENDNOTES, September 2021 In this edition: British oboe quintets, from Chandos Record; Holiday music by Elgar; reviewed by Stuart Millson; Coda, Romancing the Dome, by the Editor The Doric String Quartet accompanies Nicholas Daniel, oboe, on the Chandos label in a … Continue reading

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The Kaiserreich’s Militant Tendency

The Kaiserreich’s Militant Tendency Werner Sombart, Traders and Heroes; Patriotic Reflections, translated with a forward by Alexander Jacob, Arktos, London 2021, 115pp, reviewed by Leslie Jones The sociologist and economic historian Werner Sombart (1863-1941), a former student of Gustav von … Continue reading

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Bringing the Military-Industrial Complex Home

Bringing the Military-Industrial Complex Home  by Ilana Mercer With the American media as master of ceremonies, pundits and politicians—all partners in the neocon-neoliberal joint venture in Afghanistan—are barking mad over the images coming out of the Hamid Karzai International Airport … Continue reading

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Biden Decamps from Afghan Hellhole

Biden Decamps from Afghan Hellhole by Ilana Mercer, August 19, 2021 Yes, we know it was chaos, but then again there was no good way to leave that dusty “shithole,” as the much-missed Donald Trump would have put it. Joe … Continue reading

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Verdi’s Luisa Miller

Verdi’s Luisa Miller Glyndebourne, Saturday 7th August 2021, reviewed by David Truslove Glyndebourne is in full swing this summer after reopening its doors in May with Káťa Kabanová. Since then, there’s been Il turca in Italia and Così fan tutte. … Continue reading

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Financial Terrorism and Social Excommunication, part 2

Financial Terrorism and Social Excommunication, part 2 Ilana Mercer, on Justice Thomas’ Solution  The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is a meddlesome, shakedown operation, in the mold of the Southern Poverty Law Center, that has taken it upon itself to decide who … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor, Bell Curve Reverberations

Letter to the Editor, Bell Curve Reverberations Sir, I write in response to the review of Charles Murray’s Two Truths about Race, published in the TLS on August 6. The reviewer, Patricia J Williams, is a lawyer and a supporter … Continue reading

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The Epistle to the Romans, Part IV

The Epistle to the Romans, Part IV by Darrell Sutton Literacy in the ancient Greco-Roman Republic was more widespread than in some other civilizations. Oxyrhynchus papyri-texts are extant and confirm that assertion. Depending on the writings one studied, the culture … Continue reading

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