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ENDNOTES, 23rd May 2017

ENDNOTES, 23rd May, 2017 In this edition: A Mass for Modern Man; Cesar Franck, Violin Sonata in A Major; Elgar and Delius Quartets; Over the Plains, by George Antheil Ståle Kleiberg (b. 1958) is a Norwegian composer not well known … Continue reading

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Race, evolution and intelligence

Race, Evolution and Intelligence Paul Dachslager reviews Richard Lynn’s chef-d’oeuvre  Race Differences in Intelligence: An Evolutionary Analysis, Richard Lynn, second revised edition, 2015, Washington Summit Publishers, Athens, GA, reviewed by Dr Paul Dachslager This second, revised edition of Richard Lynn’s … Continue reading

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Mission Civilisatrice in Mexico

Mission Civilisatrice in Mexico Thomas O. Meehan on a missed opportunity Cinco de Mayo is a day celebrated in the US by the Mexican diaspora. Cinco de Mayo is also lustily celebrated here by my other countrymen, who would gladly celebrate the … Continue reading

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Parkway Restaurant, Ludlow

Parkway Restaurant, Ludlow Em Marshall-Luck samples a Taste of Barcelona in Ludlow Parkway is set down a little passageway off Ludlow’s architecturally impressive Corve street, with its gathering of bakeries, restaurants and home shops; the passageway leads to a conglomeration of … Continue reading

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Hemlock, on Tap

Hemlock, on Tap Ed Dutton endorses a brave and timely tome Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity, by Joanna Williams, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, PB., 217pp.   Like a dramatist building to a climax, Joanna Williams, education lecturer at the University … Continue reading

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Talking Power to Truth

Talking Power to Truth Don Carlo, 1886 version, music composed by Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, conducted by Bertrand de Billy, Director Nicholas Hytner, Royal Opera, Friday 12th May 2017, reviewed by Leslie Jones This, … Continue reading

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Conflicting Conceptions of France

Conflicting Conceptions of France Stoddard Martin reviews a new life of Léon Blum Léon Blum; Prime Minister, Socialist, Zionist, by Pierre Birnbaum, Yale University Press, 2015, HB, 233pp We have recently observed a French election in which the choice seemed … Continue reading

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Alas, Poor Russia

Alas, Poor Russia Leslie Jones attends an outstanding exhibition Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths, British Library, 28th April 2017 to 29th August, 2017 Propaganda is evidently the leitmotiv of this exhibition. The insidious influence of the faith healer Grigorii Rasputin … Continue reading

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In Search of True Federalism

In Search of True Federalism A further article by Mark Wegierski to Commemorate the Sesquicentennial of Canadian Confederation It is sometimes maintained that strengthening the provinces and regions in Canada would lead to a more balanced society. While there is … Continue reading

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King of New York

King of New York Thomas O. Meehan deconstructs the Donald President Trump represents a negative Stupor Mundi to much of the world. Paradoxically, this is not because the American press cannot understand him but because they have so much in … Continue reading

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