From the daily archives:

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Week 15: Prat – Tim Montgomerie

April 15, 2012

This week the Allthatsleft Prat of The Week Award goes to the founder of Conservative Home, Tim Montgomerie I quite like and admire Tim Montgomerie.   In Conservative Home he has created the most influential blog in the UK political blogosphere and he is a thoughtful and intelligent contributor to the political debate.   He has consistently been […]

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Week 15: Hero – Kofi Annan

April 15, 2012

This week, our award for the hero of the last seven days goes to former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan Some weeks it is harder than others for All That’s Left’s editorial board to decide who deserve our weekly awards.  This was certainly one of those weeks for the hero category: we even had a […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents: #2, 1957, Kanal (Andrzej Wajda)

April 15, 2012

Last week’s Cine-East launch film, Singin’ In The Rain, represents cinema at its most colourful, escapist and joyous.  Other than the fact that the film was made in the same decade, this week’s pick shares pretty much nothing in common with last week’s.  Kanal is cinema at its most unforgettably real, harrowing and intense. The […]

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French Presidential Elections 2012: The Last Week and Sarkozy Fades?

April 15, 2012

This time next week French voters will be going to the polls in the first round of this year’s presidential elections.      When I last wrote about the race a few weeks back incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy had pulled back to level or even ahead in the first round polls with Socialist, Francois Hollande.    The causes of […]

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#444: 1967, The Four Tops, Bernadette

April 15, 2012

All the fours leads to an obvious choice of artist for my pick today.  The greatest male vocal group of the Motown roster: The Four Tops. As I have written before what for me gave the Four Tops greatness was Levi Stubbs’ extraordinarily desperate vocal.  Billy Bragg once sung in a single of Levi Stubbs’ […]

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