Issue 271: 2021 03 18: Cover page

Cover Page, 18 March 2021, Issue 271 Welcome to our latest edition.  This week we lead with comments on Joe Biden’s silent honeymoon.  We also consider that comment by Mandy Rice-Davies – and Astra Zeneca; the latest Covid-19 statistics; policing protests during lockdown; translating Amanda Gorman; inflation and bartering; a Corbynista’s week; trade, morals and… Continue reading Issue 271: 2021 03 18: Cover page

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Issue 271: 2021 03 18: The Revolution Begins

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18 March 2021 The Revolution Begins by J.R. Thomas Like many Americans and commentators, we have been waiting for President Joe Biden’s first press conference to hear direct from the President as to what his strategies and intentions are in these first months of his presidency, and to hear him answer questions about an increasingly… Continue reading Issue 271: 2021 03 18: The Revolution Begins

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Issue 271: 2021 03 18: Dissing the Jab

18 March 2021 Dissing the Jab MRDA By John Watson Great Philosophers?  Who is your favourite?  Aristotle?  Descartes?  Bertrand Russell?  Mandy Rice-Davies?  Mandy who?  For the younger reader, Mandy was the attractive Welsh party girl who gave evidence at the trial of Stephen Ward, part of the Profumo affair which racked the British establishment in… Continue reading Issue 271: 2021 03 18: Dissing the Jab

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Issue 271: 2021 03 18: Climbing That Hill

18 March 2021 Climbing That Hill Translating Amanda Gorman. By Neil Tidmarsh Marieke Lucas Rijnevelde is a young Dutch novelist and poet.  Last year, they (Marieke identifies as both male and female and so chooses to use gender-neutral personal pronouns) won the International Booker Prize for their debut novel The Discomfort of Evening.  This year,… Continue reading Issue 271: 2021 03 18: Climbing That Hill

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Issue 271: 2021 03 18: Crossword

18 March 2021 Crossword By Boffles Crossword No 271 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. 270     Share this using…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

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