Tag: politics

Not Such Bad Hombres: Crime is Lower Where Immigration is Higher

Four decades of evidence finds no link between immigration and increased crime ...

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Words, Phrases and Sentences: The Connective Tissue of Humanity

Poets strive to map the beauty and terror of existence. You have never been alone....

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Neurocinematic Testing: Will It Make You Scream?

dropcap style=”font-size:100px; color:#992211;”I/dropcap t is always hard to predict the response of a massed audience, and almost impossible to objectively assess creative works. In the...

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Alternative Facts and Science Skepticism

Facts, beliefs, and identity: The seeds of science skepticism ...

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Donald Trump Moth Discovered… On the Mexican Border

New species of moth named in honor of Donald Trump ahead of his swearing-in as president ...

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Winter’s Purity: New Model Army, Kentish Town Forum

Protest, Politics, Purity. New Model Army at the Kentish Town Forum...

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Loitered Lens: New Model Army

A welcome return to protest politics and riot rock at Kentish Town Forum. Photos...

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President Trump, Napoleon and The Eclipse of Dignity

Does history, art or philosophy offer any survival tips for the incoming US presidency?...

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Escaping the Vortex: Would Wyndham Lewis Have Approved?

Vorticism's urge to cut away the fat of modern life remains valid today...

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Blasting Out of the Vortex: Wyndham Lewis and Vorticism

From catastrophe comes creativity - Sail into the Vortex....

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Forget the Protestant Work Ethic. Catholics Are More Committed

Baylor University research suggests Catholics are most committed to their work...

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Science & Modern Man, the right (and wrong) way to take Wyndham Lewis.

Lewis looked upon his contemporaries with a measure of scorn, but at least attempted to engage them positively...

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A Wedding Without a Bagpipe is Like a Funeral

Bagpiping provides a route straight to the heart of another culture....

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Blasted Feminism: Group X, Wyndham Lewis, and Women

Not one to court populist acclaim, Wyndham Lewis looked upon feminism with a mixture of admiration and scorn...

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And When the Sleeper Wakes? (H.G.Wells, Wyndham Lewis and Nietzche)

Flirting with Fascism is a dangerous game, particularly when misinterpreting Nietzche...

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Greening the Battlefields (but destroying the planet?) with Transgenic Grass

New grasses neutralize toxic pollution from bombs, explosives, and munitions ...

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Friends as Enemies and Enemies as Friends…. (Wyndham Lewis)

Despite popular myth, Wyndham Lewis (through sheer stubbornness and inflated ego) actually avoided association with Fascism....

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Are YOU Nature’s Roundest Thing?

Max Planck Institute scholars answer the question: what is the roundest thing in the universe?...

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Wyndham Lewis, Grayson Perry, David Baddiel and Masculinity

With power comes reponsibility, as Wyndham Lewis (and Spiderman) knew well. Art is power, not voyeurism....

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Happy Hallowe’en From NASA, With a Bunch of Pumpkin Stars

dropcap style=”font-size:100px; color:#992211;”T/dropcapopical news from NASA couldn’t be more timely on this Hallowe’en day. They’ve found a bunch of stars that look...

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I wanted to actually capture some of the sky. (Interview: Nicola Anthony)

'As a species we adapt. Many suffering, and others denying. This is a classic reaction to trauma.' ...

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Loud and Proud: The (Political) Benefits of Bragging

What boasting buys, and costs, a candidate ...

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It’s A Start: Being Bipolar, Accepting I’m Ill (Mental Health)

The first step to better mental health is accepting there's a problem. ...

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Manifesto for a Future Sonic Programme: Mugako (J.C. )

J.C. delivers abstract and ominous techno soundscapes with a political edge...

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Be As Vile as You Want to Be (Man and the Echo, Lexington)

Trebuchet reports on Man and the Echo at the Lexinton, and finds no need to be vile...

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Abuse, Song, and MS: Laughing at The Doug Anthony All Stars

Brutally funny, irreverent and extremely politically incorrect....

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Loitered Lens: Man and the Echo

Photos of political popsters Man and the Echo at the Lexington, London...

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Just Not the Damned Archers – An Ode to Radio Four

A grown-up relationship that lasts - the erudite but soothing appeal of Radio Four...

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We Can Think That For You Wholesale: Do Think Tanks Work?

Do think-tanks matter? A UBC professor says 'think again' ...

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You Can’t Handle the Truth? The New Censorship

New techniques used to stop journalists covering the news ...

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