Monday, April 21, 2014

Six of the Best 433

Mark Pack has made a great find among the British Pathé videos newly available on Youtube: a campaign report on the 1969 Islington North by-election.

Jesse Norman MP writes about the Conservative philosopher Michael Oakeshott for the New Statesman.

"If there was an age of human autonomy, it seems to me that it probably is behind us. It is certainly not ahead of us, or not for a very long time; not unless we change course, which we show no sign of wanting to do." Dark thoughts from Paul Kingsnorth in Orion Magazine.

Ken Early on Slate asks if David Moyes is to blame for the collapse of Manchester United. Or is it all Sir Alex Ferguson’s fault?

Pavilion Opinions says that being a defender of Kevin Pietersen is like being a teenage Smiths fan.

In Search of Space has been to the only town in Britain with an exclamation mark - Westward Ho!

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