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2019-09-13 (Friday)


  1. Jenny Turner · Who Are They?: The Institute of Ideas · LRB 8 July 2010

    Nine years ago: “One day, the conditions would be right and they [the RCP/LM/IoI crowd] would be ready: public-sector cuts, rising unemployment, the collapsing Euro, a Tory government, more or less.” (Subscribers only)


  • philgyford’s avatar

    @LNER Bohemian Rhapsody at the top of their voices, in case you were wondering.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @LNER Yes, not that we should have to. The group’s now signing. They seem to be having a great time.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @LNER What’s the point of a quiet carriage if your staff do nothing to enforce it? We’re “enjoying” a group of people being noisy at one end of the carriage.

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  • jonathancoe’s avatar

    ‘Austerity is the idea that the global financial crash of 2008 was caused by there being too many libraries in Wolverhampton.’

    Alexei Sayle on R4 last night.