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28 March 2015. Stuff to Think About... Let's NOT Get Fooled Again



The GOP won in 2016 because too many of us stayed home. THIS IS A WAKEUP CALL. Let’s get off our collective dupa and vote the next time around…



Apollo's Girl


Life Upon the Wicked Stage:
Extensions and Openings

An Octoroon (Soho Rep; at Theatre for a New Audience, Brooklyn). Extended twice, An Octoroon (Best New American Play Obie, 2014) must close on March 29. 844 more words



The dissolution of parliament is still six days away and yet general election campaign has already descended into a ridiculous round of personal attacks and Westminster village navel-gazing, with the political leadership doing their best to promote themselves as ordinary folk yet failing abysmally. 680 more words


The Capitalist Anti-Capitalism of Yanis Varoufakis

A month or so ago, anti-austerity party SYRIZA won the Greek general election. In the intervening time, the British media has seemed far more interested in the character of the country’s new finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, than that of his boss, Prime Minister Alex Tsipras. 1,596 more words


The Futile Search For The True Anti-American

The search for the Anti-American makes for passionate political sport, which doubles as a fantastic method for silencing dissent. It has brilliantly succeeded in intimidating the American Left into ceding the patriotism debate to the right wing, shriveling a once vibrant movement into a faded facsimile of its former self. 889 more words



I’ve refrained from saying anything about Auckland’s infamous Ya Ya Club – the high society banquet club – because it wasn’t worth an evening at the pub typing over several pints. 702 more words

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