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Month: 04
Year: 2019
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Two Days In April: Did Love at First Sight Change the World for Ever?

, 30 April 2019
Mike Stuchbery argues that Petrarch's passion for his muse Laura triggered the Renaissance imagination and paved the way for modernity.

On the Ruin of Britain - the First Great National Remoaners

, 29 April 2019
The Count of the Saxon recalls the first book to record the timeless British refrain - 'things aren't what they used to be'.

WORD OF THE WEEK: recrudescence

, 26 April 2019

Battle of the Bucket – So Much Blood Shed over So Little

, 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.

Crystal Meth Maze: the Truth behind the Myth of Warhol and his Factory

, 23 April 2019
Chis Sullivan searches for impoverished drug-fueled reality in the late Nat Finkelstein's Photography Exhibition, 'In and Out of Warhol’s Orbit' from his past interviews with Nat and the people who knew the the Factory best.

WORD OF THE WEEK: stratagemous (adj.) consisting of or succeeding by underhand schemes or strategies

, 19 April 2019
consisting of or succeeding by underhand schemes or strategies

Alt-Right Bantz: Satire-Bros and Ho, Ho, Hos…

, 18 April 2019
Katy Brand takes a withering look at Dankula, Benjamin, Batten and Galloway and how comedy seems to have been co-opted by authoritarians.

In the Smoke of Notre Dame: To all the Churches I've Loved

, 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.

Nashville: Live Your Country Music Fantasy

, 16 April 2019
Everything in moderation - including moderation! Kyle Taylor prescribes a trip to Nashville for anyone who has had too much of not enough.

THE UPSIDE DOWN: Is Alexander Dugin Putin's Brain?

, 15 April 2019
John Mitchinson on the ideologue who revived 'Eurasianism'. Is Dugin really the Rasputin behind a more aggressive Kremlin? Or is he another post-truth prank?

SCIENCE HOOKER: Born Perfect –Scientists Speak Out Over Genetic Editing of Human Babies

, 12 April 2019
Adi McArtney wonders whether germline editing is humanity simply taking Darwinism off autopilot or is a dark new chapter of divisive social engineering

WORD OF THE WEEK: poacher-turned-gamekeeper (n.)

, 12 April 2019
Calling out the paralysis that Brexit has wrought upon to our political system, Oborne, the former political editor of the Leave-supporting Telegraph, bravely broke ranks and confessed that now was the time “to take a long deep breath.” And crucially, he admitted that doing so might now entail, “rethinking the Brexit decision altogether.”

Get Stoned - Therapy, Neolithic Style

, 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

The Good, the Bad, and the Smelly - Review of Sisters Brothers

, 10 April 2019
Chris Sullivan celebrates the gritty revisionism of the modern Western, but wonders whether Bad Smells alone are Good Enough

REBEL GUIDES: HOW TO LIVE THROUGH CRISIS TOGETHER

, 10 April 2019
The Activist Hub. The place where you can hear about the latest action on the scene, fill up your calendars and maybe even do something to help from the comfort of your screen.

SCIENCE HOOKER: Learning to Kill

, 4 April 2019

FILM REVIEW: At Eternity’s Gate

, 3 April 2019

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