Monday, September 28, 2015

Six of the Best 541

"Jeremy Corbyn’s revolutionary strategy is simple: there are millions of people out there who either voted for someone else or didn’t vote at all who are simply waiting for a truly hard left platform from the Labour Party." Unfortunately for him, argues Mark Wallace, this is a fantasy.

James Graham offers five, if you will, reckons on Tim Farron and the Liberal Democrats.

"Hitler and his publicists drew on mountain imagery from Germany’s literary and artistic movements (particularly Romanticism) to mythologize the Führer as a mystic leader who immersed himself in – and embodied – the terrible and magnificent forces of nature." Despina Stratigakos on the selling of Hitler to the German people.

Luke Winkie on the life and death of a little-known dialect: Texas German.

Stratford Johns was television's favourite policeman of the Sixties and early Seventies. Andrew Martin, with the help of BBC Genome, examines his career.

Londonist explains why the guns of HMS Belfast are trained on Scratchwood services.

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