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Two Nations Under God: Thoughts on the 2020 U.S. Election

A. J. Black reflects on the recent victory of Joe Biden, America in politics and culture, and where we go from here… One thing that became…

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I AM GRETA preaches to the progressive converted (Review)

★ ★ ★ Greta Thunberg is, to put it mildly, what we might describe in the U.K. as a ‘Marmite figure’. To others, polarising would…

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THE SOCIAL DILEMMA should be everyone’s dilemma

You will almost certainly find many viewers decry Netflix’s eye-opening documentary The Social Dilemma as hysterical polemic; an over the top rebuke of our Information…

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“Am I Not Merciful?!” GLADIATOR, Commodus and the Rise of the Populists

With Gladiator celebrating 20 years since it was released, I had some additional thoughts about the character of Commodus, expanding on my recent piece covering…

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BOMBSHELL: the haunted, toothless response to a destructive political culture

Bombshell never lives up the explosive promise of its title. While satire has caught up with the age of Donald Trump, what with Alec Baldwin’s…

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