From the daily archives:

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

#642: 1999, Faithless, God Is A DJ

March 13, 2013

There’s a new Pope. A new man at the helm of one of the most powerful institutions in the world. I watch as the crowds shout his name and pray for him to succeed. I recognise people’s faith, if someone believes in an ethereal creator, then good luck to them; I recognise the fundamentally positive […]

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Chris Grayling and the death of the Criminal Bar.

March 13, 2013

Many of the more eagle eyed amongst you will have noticed that for the last week or so my contributions to these pages have been reduced. For those of you who think this a blessing: sod off; for those of you who have missed me: I apologise. The reason for my absence is that the […]

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#641: 2012, Lianne La Havas, Age

March 13, 2013

There were two gigs in town tonight (well, I am sure there were more, but there were two that mattered).  Hammersmith Apollo saw the return of those ultimate indie noiseniks, My Bloody Valentine, promoting their first album in 12 years, m b v.  Whereas only a couple of miles away, at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire, […]

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The People’s Front of Judea Splits: Is the SWP In Its Death Throes?

March 13, 2013

It is a story that has been bubbling along for some time now, but has not got much coverage in the mainstream (or as the comrades would say, bourgeois) press until very recently.  It is a story that expresses everything you need to know about what is the UK’s largest party of the revolutionary left.  […]

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