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Feminist Hypocrites Are Us

  • September 27, 2015
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I’ve just come back from another twelve days in the French and Spanish Pyrenees as part of my research for a book. Up in the mountains I had only intermittent Internet access  as usual,  so I was only occasionally able to follow the peculiar goings on back in the motherland.

The hilarious weirdness of PigGate was...

Labour: Giving the public what it thinks it wants

  • July 21, 2015
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One of the recurring justifications for the Labour Party’s drift to the right over the last – how long as it been? – twenty or thirty years has been the notion that it is only responding to the ‘concerns’ of the public and acting in accordance with what it hears.   During the Miliband...

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I’m a writer, campaigner and journalist.  My latest book is The Savage Frontier: The Pyrenees in History and the Imagination (New Press/Hurst, 2018).  The Infernal Machine is where I write on politics, history, cinema and other things that interest me.

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