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  • Timothy Rogers on Orbán’s ‘Personal Leadership’: JWM’s piece manages to express the natural concern that anyone interested in Hungarian affairs might have when confronted with the nature and progra...
  • Glen Newey on Worse than Mussolini: It was put up in 1926 at the instigation of Leopold's nephew and successor, Albert I, the funds being raised by private subscription (of which Albert ...
  • Harry Stopes on The FA and the Y-word: I'm not sure what you mean by your reference to hate speech laws, but 'Der Yid' is one among several examples that Spurs fans have cited to attempt to...
  • RobotBoy on In the Tenderloin National Forest: I began this piece with high hopes - Kleinzahler is an engaging stylist, he mentions Vollmann! and the Tenderloin is a fascinating place - then watche...
  • Alex K. on In Donetsk: "Slovakia would have to put up a metering station, which would cost $30 million and take a year to build." $30 mln is a sum that even Ukraine in it...
  • John Perry on The Cathartic Torments of Adrian Mole: Despite living only a few streets away from Sue Townsend many years ago in Leicester, I met her properly only once when we were both invited to a Shel...
  • Seth Edenbaum on The FA and the Y-word: "Der Yid", is the name of a Yiddish newspaper in NY And hate speech laws are an obscenity.
  • Min Wild on On the Katzenklavier: There's more. In Christopher Smart's bizarre satirical magazine of the 1750s, _The Midwife, or, Old Woman's Magazine_, which he conducted under the n...
  • Alan Benfield on The FA and the Y-word: Curiously, the Amsterdam club Ajax displays a very similar phenomenon, with the supporters referring to the club and themselves as 'De joden' (the jew...
  • flannob on On the Road: I don't know why I like this, but have read it several times. A lightness of touch? The sense of space, of so much left out? It feels much different t...

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