Monday, October 24, 2016

Six of the Best 636

"The gargantuan task undertaken by all involved would, as we know now, have an outcome which seems completely deserved, and is now being rightly celebrated." Katharine Pindar reports on the Liberal Democrat campaign in Witney.

James Bloodworth asks why so many Westerners, from right and left, love Vladimir Putin: "Whether they like it or not, those who choose to appear on RT are acting as useful idiots for a revanchist imperial power that shows little interest in the causes conventional 'progressives' profess to care about."

Carolyne Willow argues that councils mustn't be excused from their legal duties to vulnerable children and care leavers.

Janet Harris looks at the dilemmas encountered by the media in commemorating disasters such as Aberfan.

"What if, in the mad dash two decades ago to repurpose and extend editorial content onto the Web, editors and publishers made a colossal business blunder that wasted hundreds of millions of dollars?" asks Jack Shafer.

The curse of Winnie-the-Pooh did for both A.A. Milne and Christopher Robin, says Lucinda Smyth.

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