Luton's answer to Albert Camus
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31 May 2019,
Mike Stuchbery recalls a cacophony of people through time, who came to London and made it what it is today.
24 May 2019,
Mike Stuchbery on another stirring story from our European past that shows how small actions can have big consequences.
21 May 2019,
'A Plague Tale: Innocence’ is a game about change. True to the alchemical concepts upon which much of the plot rests, the game represents an arc of corruption, distillation, purification and sublimation.
20 May 2019,
The milkshake has emerged as a potent tool in showing the Far Right in the UK for what they are – cowards and frauds, argues Mike Stuchbery.
20 May 2019,
Mike Stuchbery draws strength from history and argues that anyone who cares about stopping the Far Right, now fighting in a Europe-wide alliance, needs to vote in the Euro Elections this Thursday
10 May 2019,
When Far Right and populist figures such as Hungary's Viktor Orban talk about a 'crusade’ to defend 'Christendom’ - this should ring some very shrill alarm bells.
9 May 2019,
The 2nd Century tombstone near Hadrian's Wall tells a story as exotic as anything out of Game of Thrones, the epic love story of a woman from Hertfordshire and her partner from Syria.
3 May 2019,
The story of the Beguines is important to remember in a time of increasing social fracturing.
30 April 2019,
Mike Stuchbery argues that Petrarch's passion for his muse Laura triggered the Renaissance imagination and paved the way for modernity.
25 April 2019,
Tribalism is killing us, wrote Tina Gharavi in our launch issue and Mike Stuchery has a vivid example of this from history.
20 April 2019,
Carl Benjamin, the would-be UKIP MEP for South-West England, must recognise that he speaks out of both sides of his mouth when it comes to issues such as racism and misogyny.
17 April 2019,
As the embers cool in the devastated sections of Notre Dame de Paris and the world comes together to restore it, it seems a good time to reflect on the effect that historic churches and cathedrals have had on my own life.
12 April 2019,
Mike Stuchbery speaks out about his mental health struggles, and in doing so finds a cure in the kindness of others
10 April 2019,
Mike Stuchbery argues that we need to take a salutary walk in the shadow our our ancestors to reconnect with their hopes and fears
4 April 2019,
Mike Stuchbery speaks to Parveen Ali who has experienced harrassment and abuse since appearing in a YouTube video by a well-known Far Right figure.
2 April 2019,
Mike Stuchbery takes a brief holiday from the tensions of the here and now to wonder why all those lives of the saints tend to end quite badly.
15 March 2019,
The Christchurch terrorist created a misleading historical narrative of how Christians and Muslims have interacted over time. Mike Stuchbery explains why this is so dangerous.
11 March 2019,
A week after Mike Stuchbery became subject to targeted harassment and threats of violence, he reflects on the impact it has had on his life.
5 March 2019,
Millennials, and the generation that followed them, have often been painted as self-obsessed, image-conscious, fixated on the picture that they present to the world. But we only need look at the sad tale of Gesche Gottfried to understand that we’ve always been vain creatures.
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