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The Gift of Owen Jones │ Jake Scott

Usually, the divisive figures in politics are the politicians. Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Nicola Sturgeon, Jeremy Corbyn, Jacob Rees-Mogg; almost every major political figure is divisive in some way. And this is not surprising;...

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The Worship of Criminals│ David Bone

What do the Kray Twins, Ronnie Biggs, Raoul Moat and Henry Vincent all have in common? Apart from being criminals that is? Well, it’s the wholly undeserved tribute and hero worship of course. What...

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In Defence of Useless Things │ Jake Scott

“All art is quite useless” declared Oscar Wilde, and in doing so summarised succinctly the traditional discipline of aesthetic appreciation, and beauty. “Art is useless,” thought Wilde, “because its aim is simply to create...