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Comment: Bleak outlook on wages does little to dampen DWP cheer
Britain may be a prosperous country but its
citizens are being impoverished   As the
latest official labour market statistics reveal, more of us may be working –
but we’re no better off as incomes stagnate and the cost of living rises. It
can only mean more...
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Review: Independence Day Special Edition
Gung-ho alien invasion romp won't be going quietly into the night Emmerich served up a fun and visually engaging take on the tried-and-tested alien invasion trope, writes Mark Cantrell Independence Day Special Edition Directed by Roland
Emmerich, 1996 Starr...
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Review: Last Temptation of Christ - Criterion Collection
Pillars of the faith A warm portrayal of Christ is enhanced by this movie's humane treatment of Judas. Both depictions should encourage Christians to question their faith -- in a positive way, writes Mark Cantrell Last Temptation of Christ - Criterion Colle...
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A belated share from the blog...
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Blog: BT phones home
Blog: BT phones home
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Review: Sergei Eisenstein Autobiography (1996)
Arthouse Bolshevik celebrated in medium he pioneered It's one of the
coincidences of history that cinema and one of its greatest pioneers were born
simultaneously, writes Mark Cantrell Sergei Eisenstein circa 1935. Public domain image SERGEI Eisenstein is l...
Review: Sergei Eisenstein Autobiography (1996)
Review: Sergei Eisenstein Autobiography (1996)
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Book Review: A Horse in the Bathroom by Derek J Taylor
Self-builder’s chronicle tells an
affectionate tale of village England It's not easy building your own home but it can certainly be a colourful experience, as Mark Cantrell discovers in this fascinating and throughly readable chronicle of how one couple's d...
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Book Review: Evicted by Matthew Desmond
Eviction has become a way of life in
America’s private rented housing market It's easy to blame the poor for
their plight, writes Mark Cantrell, but it blinds us to the cruel truth
revealed in Matthew Desmond's expose of America's private rented housing mar...
Book Review: Evicted by Matthew Desmond
Book Review: Evicted by Matthew Desmond
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Can’t see the words for the trees
These books will not be published until the 22nd Century Some authors have been known to grouch about the length of time its takes conventional publishers to release their books. Well, the writers taking part in the Future Library project will be dead and g...
Can’t see the words for the trees
Can’t see the words for the trees
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