Tag Archives: politics

I, Maybot

Book Review: I, Maybot, by John Crace I noticed on Goodreads this was only scheduled for release the day I finished reading it. I assume it slipped through any embargo at the work book sale, or perhaps the publisher metadata … Continue reading

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Dumb and Dumber

Book Review: Stupid White Men, by Michael Moore This has been on my to-read pile for several years. Funny (not funny) how George W Bush seems a towering intellect of the Republican Party these days. Seeing An Inconvenient Sequel recently … Continue reading

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The Al Gore Show

For the third Tuesday in a row, I headed off to Reading Film Theatre, this time for An Inconvenient Sequel. I’m not sure if I’ve seen the first film; certainly, if not, I have seen fragments of it. As a … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Never Dies

Book Review: Kompromat, by Stanley Johnson I hesitated over this one in the work book sale, as I wasn’t sure I had the stomach for it, but in the end decided to “feel the fear and do it anyway”. After … Continue reading

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The Strange Death of Liberal England

Book Review: The Strange Death of Liberal England, by George Dangerfield This had been on my to-read list for quite a while and the inconclusive aftermath of the [first] 2017 General Election seemed as good a time as any to … Continue reading

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The Final Cut

We were on holiday in Portugal when news of the Grenfell Tower fire broke. As such, we probably didn’t get the wall-to-wall coverage a major incident in London would provide to a domestic audience, although we certainly gleaned the grim … Continue reading

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Bresistance

Some time ago we decided we should go on the Unite for Europe March, and though there was some momentary doubt and confusion about whether it was going ahead after Wednesday’s terrorist incident, we felt it was the right thing … Continue reading

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