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Blessed are the Peacemakers

Blessed are the Peacemakers Lansdowne; The Last Great Whig, Simon Kerry, Unicorn, 398pp, 2017, ISBN  978-1-910787-95-3, reviewed by Angela Ellis-Jones This biography of Lord Lansdowne, one of late Victorian and Edwardian Britain’s most distinguished people, is written by the subject’s … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, October 2019

ENDNOTES, October 2019 Stuart Millson reviews Bach in Kent and a new Berlioz recording from Toronto Bach’s Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 – dating from 1741 – is a work often referred to as one of the greatest achievements in all … Continue reading

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Homeless in Seattle, Part 1

Homeless in Seattle, Part 1 by Ilana Mercer To expatiate on the subject of homelessness in Seattle, Tucker Carlson regularly invites on his Fox News show a Republican liberal who broadcasts out of Seattle. Aside from a pastiche of liberal ideas, … Continue reading

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They Shall not Pass

They Shall not Pass Bill Hartley reconnoitres Trump’s wall Periodically there are stories on television about President Trump’s plan to fence off the US-Mexico border. These are often illustrated by aerial shots of migrants trekking across country or of groups … Continue reading

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Review of Agrippina

Review of Agrippina Dramma per musica in three acts, music by George Frideric Handel, libretto attributed to Vincenzo Grimani, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment conducted by Maxim Emelyanychev, directed by Barrie Kosky, Royal Opera, Monday 23rd September 2019, reviewed by … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal for a Referendum Act

A Modest Proposal for a Referendum Act by Monty Skew The democratic  system is broken. Parliament was prorogued and that has now been deemed unlawful after legal arguments to reverse it were accepted in a process which will create yet more … Continue reading

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Review of Werther

Review of Werther by Leslie Jones Werther, drame lyrique in four acts, music by Jules Massenet, libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and George Hartmann, after Goethe’s novel Die Leiden des Jungen Werthers, orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by … Continue reading

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White-Hating Politics

White-Hating Politics By Ilana Mercer  In “It’s Not ‘Identity Politics,’ It’s Anti-White Politics,” I questioned whether the term “identity politics” vaguely comports with our racial politics on terra firma. The answer was a resounding “no.” For, “Whatever is convulsing the … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor, 20th September

Letter to the Editor, 20th September SIR In Westminster and in Bruxelles, the song remains the same. Our “true” values are “tolerance” and “an open door” to anyone who wants to settle here. On Friday 13th September 2019, accordingly, The Daily Telegraph published … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, September 2019

ENDNOTES, September 2019 Stuart Millson on the film music of Lord Berners In 1944, the directors at Ealing Studios (Basil Dearden, Alberto Cavalcanti and Michael Balcon) were working on a new production, The Halfway House– a story set mainly in … Continue reading

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