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Football and Brexit – Leadership and Niceness

This weekend, football, Brexit, leadership and niceness are intimately connected, it seems. Months of muddled leadership, not to mention David Cameron’s catastrophic original choice, lie behind the on-going problem of trying to integrate the loony Victorian public-school wing of the Conservative Party into how the hell we are going to managed this step backward without…
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To celebrate or mourn?

To celebrate or mourn, that’s the question, the only thing (according to Einstein) that was infinite apart from the universe – the stupidity of mankind. With teenagers murdered at the fence in Gaza and the climate going to hell, we are supposed to be ostriches celebrating the royal celebrity wedding. But there IS another coming…
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A psychohistorical and psycho-spiritual approach is needed to wade through the current anti-antisemitism hysteria

The common sense view points to racism as being more a feature of the Right than Left. If, like me, you remember the terrifying skinhead marches around the East End’s Brick Lane on a Sunday morning while you were enjoying a kosher hot-salt beef sandwich and the amazing market we had then, you’ll have had…
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Cambridge Analytica only the tip of an iceberg of British entitlement and duplicity?

We are right to be shocked at the scale of dirty dealings revealed by the only investigative reporting programme of mainstream media left, Channel 4 News. Now, surprisingly, the BBC is getting a bit geared up and has just broadcast the story of a shadowy figure, Old Etonian, Nigel Oakes, who has devoted his life…
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Kindle edition of ‘The Making of Them’ now available.

In response to one enquiry we had about making The Making of Them: The British Attitude to Children and the Boarding School System available to visually impaired readers we commissioned a Kindle edition to be produced. It is now available here, and from various other sellers in different e-formats. Whatever its limitations and disadvantages, it…
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