I saw Schindler’s List again over Christmas, for the first time in some years. It’s a flawed movie – exactly how flawed is a subject deserving of its own post – but gets a lot more right than wrong and remains, I think, mainstream Hollywood’s best attempt to portray the Holocaust.
While the film is rightly [...]
Owen Jones can rightly be described as a phenomenon. Still not even in his thirties, he has sought to remake the British left and has succeeded to an impressive extent. Without him, it’s doubtful the anti-austerity movement could have coalesced and unified so quickly, and been so single-minded. He writes with admirable clarity and punch, [...]
It’s not easy being a liberal Zionist. In debate, our every utterance is attended by a meandering chain of qualifiers, squeezing us through two extremes like a fat man negotiating a rocky crevice: “No, I don’t like Netanyahu either but he’s hardly a fascist nevertheless his policies are extremely shortsighted however just look at the [...]
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