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Reform, in Name Only

Reform, in Name Only Bill Hartley returns to prison Along with other departments, the Ministry of Justice was required by the coalition government to undertake budget cuts. Prisons were particularly hard hit and according to the Prison Governors Association there … Continue reading

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Dem’s Dystopia

Dem’s Dystopia by Ilana Mercer How does one distill the worldview of the Democrats vying for their party’s presidential nomination? Outrace each other on racial righteousness? End Anglo-America? Welcome the World? Evict the unborn? Speak Spanish; English is your second language? … Continue reading

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Perfidious Albion

Perfidious Albion The United States’ Entry into the First World War: the Role of British and German Diplomacy, Justin Quinn Olmstead, The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2018, hb, 206 pp, reviewed by Leslie Jones In 1914, the majority of Americans wanted … Continue reading

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Something Missing in Propertius

Something Missing in Propertius   by Darrell Sutton Readers can be perplexed by the arguments that textual critics employ when they emend the wording of ancient writers. Critics’ trains of thought are not easy to follow at times; but assiduity is … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, August 2019

ENDNOTES, August 2019 In this edition: Pergolesi, A Neapolitan Stabat Mater; the film music of Gerard Schurmann, reviewed by Stuart Millson From the extraordinary across-the-centuries choral archive that is the ICSM/CHRONOS record label, comes one of the most surprising and dazzlingly … Continue reading

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Obituary – Feliks Wegierski,

Obituary – Feliks Wegierski by Apolonja (Pola) Maria Kojder Feliks Wegierski was born in Dzialdowo, in north-western, pre-war Poland, in 1923. He showed an early aptitude for sketching and drawing, and carved small wooden toys for his eight siblings (three … Continue reading

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Borders are Beautiful

Borders are Beautiful by Ilana Mercer  In a previous post we posed the following question: “Do we still have a country, when every single passive, non-aggressive act taken to repel people crossing into our country is considered de facto illegal, or … Continue reading

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Poland, in World War II

Poland, in World War II by Mark Wegierski During the more than seven decades following the end of World War II, an ongoing stream of disinformation from various quarters e.g., the former Soviet Union and left-wing British circles, has clouded … Continue reading

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Do We Still Have a Country?

Do We Still Have a Country? by Ilana Mercer How do you know you don’t have a country? Simply this: Every single passive, non-aggressive act you take to repel people crossing your borders is considered de facto illegal, or inhumane, or in … Continue reading

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A Family Romance – review of L’Arlesiana

A Family Romance – review of L’Arlesiana Opera in three acts, music composed by Francesco Cilea, libretto by Leopoldo Marenco after Alphonse Daudet, new production by Investec Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia and Opera Holland Park Chorus conducted … Continue reading

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