Saturday, August 13, 2016

Six of the Best 618

"The Brexit camp, as represented by The Spectator magazine, which proclaimed “Out—and into the World” when it endorsed the Leave campaign, seems to have absolutely no understanding of international trade or Britain’s dependency on Europe," says. Henry Porter.

"It’s been accused of evading reporting guidelines on suicide, of reckless journalism, and of acting as a left-wing clickbait factory." Marie Le Conte on the success of The Canary.

Wayne Arnold looks at New Zealand's experience of abolishing farming subsidies.

Sarah Barns examines the legacy of Jane Jacobs, who changed our understanding of cities.

Will Alsop discusses Leighton House, and what its architecture says about the artist Frederick Leighton who commissioned it.

"One of the most imaginative children’s movies we’ve ever seen was made in 1981 by the king of the bizarre, the grand maester of visual storytelling, the American odd man out in the Monty Python British lineup—the one and only, Terry Gilliam." Cinephilia & Beyond champions the everlasting importance of Time Bandits.

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