Back Issues: the Article Archive
The Articles in this Issue are listed below.
The right sidebar shows Cover pages for this and previous Issues. Click on an Issue’s Cover page to list its Articles. Click on any Annual Cover page and then on more to list all Issues in that year.
Before Issue 133, there were no Cover Page images and articles were in Posts; to reach the Contents pages for Issues earlier than 7th December 2017 click here and work back through the Posts using the Earlier Editions links, or, if you know the year, Click on the relevant Annual Cover page in the right sidebar.
The tools in the left sidebar provide more ways to find Articles and Posts. The Search lists all Articles, Pages or Posts containing the text entered. Or, click on an Article Category to list Articles in that category published in Issue 133 and later; Clicking the CATEGORY that is shown beneath the image for each Article on the Cover Page also lists the Articles in its Category. Posts by Month lists all Crosswords but Articles appear only if they were published as Posts in Issues earlier than 133.
List of This Week’s Articles
Lens on the Week
Focus on the News
12 December 2019 Lens on the Week UK FINAL FURLONG: At the start of election day the Tories are ahead in the polls but no one knows whether or not they will achieve a majority. The pledges for the three main parties include: Conservatives: To get Brexit done, to lift the national insurance threshold, and
A Few Straws
12 December 2019 A Few Straws Election day. By John Watson “No, don’t do it, please don’t do it. Not that one. I know it is a big juicy button but really you should step away and not press it. Just put your hands down by your side and step backwards. Honestly, it would be
A night to read
12 December 2019 Dangerous Winds A night to read by J.R. Thomas So, the day has arrived. And the evening, to be followed, as these things are, by the night, and finally, dawn. What you will know by dawn is anybody’s guess. You may roll away to bed, despondent or exultant, though if the latter,
Qualities of a Leader
Responsibilities and duties
12 December 2019 Qualities of a Leader Responsibilities and duties. By Lynda Goetz Last night I watched the news on BBC1. I remembered why I don’t often do this. “What about the four-year-old boy lying on the floor of Leeds hospital?” insisted the reporter for the second or third time, shoving a large microphone under
War and Peace
12 December 2019 War and Peace Russia’s week. By Neil Tidmarsh Crimea, 2014: Who are these mysterious armed men, speaking Russian and wearing military battledress without any insignia – not a pip nor button nor cap-badge – to tell us what regiment or division or even army they belong to? What are they doing here?
Diary of a Corbynista
Democracy at the Brink
12 December 2019 Diary of a Corbynista Democracy at the Brink by Don Urquhart 5 December As one might have predicted the black propaganda from the Tories has increased dramatically. I include in this the redacted submission of the Jewish Labour Movement to the Equalities and Human Rights Commission which has been dignified joyfully as
The Duchess of Malfi
The Almeida Theatre
12 December 2019 The Duchess of Malfi a play by John Webster The Almeida Theatre reviewed by Adam McCormack Star Rating: **** There will be blood. The Duchess of Malfi is renown as a play with a high body count and director Rebecca Frecknall’s new interpretation at the Almeida is for the Sam Peckinpah generation;
12 December 2019 Crossword By Boffles Crossword No 227 Click for this Week’s interactive online crossword Click for a printable version of this Week’s crossword Click for the solution to crossword, No 226 Share this using...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail