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THE DATING & MATTER OF BRIERLEY’S SERMONS DAVID JORIS – or ‘JAN VAN BRUGGE’ THE HIELIST SCHISM OF 1573 THE HIELIST SCHISM OF 1573 – continued: Who was Daniel James…

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The Theologia, Brierley & the Grindletonians

During James I’s reign, an extraordinary text found its way into England. It had originally been written centuries earlier, probably by a monk in a monastery in the Frankfurt area. 10 more words

Scotland, the North and economic development: compatriots or competitors?

I was honoured to be asked to contribute to a workshop facilitated by SPERI, the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, yesterday. The subject of the roundtable discussion was “Scotland, the North and economic development: compatriots or competitors?” And, as co-convener of the Scottish Greens, I was asked to speak for a few minutes about my take on on the politics of this issue. 1,072 more words

Radical Scotland

I, Daniel Blake (2016). Read this review to find out how it helped reform my opinion of Ken Loach.

Film review by Jason Day of I, Daniel Blake, about a Newcastle based, former carpenter, and his travails through the UK employment benefit system after he suffers a life-changing injury. 1,485 more words

Reviews

A breath of fresh air

I’ve been up North for a week staying with family. Everything up here is so different, so relaxed compared to home. I have no worries when I’m here (although I’m sure if I lived here permanently that would be different) but I know as soon as I get off the train tomorrow, and step back into London, everything will hit me smack in the face. 89 more words