I, Daniel Blake – a rather belated review(ish)

I'm not a film buff or someone able to adequately review a movie. In fact, I go to the cinema so rarely that the film I want to talk about is available on home video already, and I just watched it for the first time. I, Daniel Blake is critically acclaimed, award winning and thought, …

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The real reason populism is winning…

There's a common thread going round the interwebs at the moment, in relation to the sudden upsurge of right-wing populism we've seen in Brexit, Trump and the possibility of a Le Pen presidency in France. That thread says that it's mostly the fault of the left, ignoring the concerns of ordinary working people by insisting …

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