Monday, August 08, 2016

Six of the Best 617

"I'm not opposed to excellence. But the price of your Grammar Schools is too high," says Steve Guy. (We had a Midland Educational in Leicester too.)

Paddy French looks at how Owen Smith's family connections in the Welsh political and media elite have helped his career,

"The barely veiled implication, whichever version you consider, is that the people undergoing these travails deserve relatively little sympathy." Alec MacGillis and ProPublica on the demonisation of poor white Americans.

Neil MacFarquhar looks at new evidence about the fate of Raoul Wallenberg.

Fake news stories from Kremlin propagandists regularly become social media trends, say Andrew Weisburd and Clint Watts.

Ales Cox looks back 30 years to the making of his film Sid and Nancy.

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