Category "Reviews"

Review: Fools, Frauds and Firebrands

Review: Fools, Frauds and Firebrands

I was alerted to this book by an interview with its author carried out by Mick Hume, ‘editor-at-large’ of Spiked, the conservative libertarian website. Mick is something of a friend of Roger Scruton and remains dazzled by the great man’s [...]

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Review: The Far Right in Europe

Review: The Far Right in Europe

Given the demise of the BNP and its splinters, as well as the decline and internecine warfare in the English Defence League and its cousins, we might think that fascism is not a big issue. However, if we look across [...]

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Review: The Last Poets

Review: The Last Poets

The Last Poets – Band on the Wall 21/07/15 The Last Poets have long been regarded as the forefathers of Hip Hop. After forming on Malcolm X’s birthday in 1968, they became the credible soundtrack to the burgeoning Black Power movement [...]

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Review: Yossi

Review: Yossi

Yossi is a love story about escape from loss and loneliness. The tension in this film is carried, almost exclusively, by Dr Yossi Gutmann (Ohad Knoller), a hirsute, thick-bodied man on the verge of fatness. He is 34, single, vulnerable to [...]

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Review: The French Revolution

Review: The French Revolution

BOOK REVIEW: THE FRENCH REVOLUTION BY ERIC HAZAN (Verso 2014) Books on the French Revolution would fill a large library, and the history of histories of the Revolution is a fascinating subject in its own right. But in the end, all [...]

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