Friday, November 04, 2016

Six of the Best 639

"We are living in dangerous times and it is the duty of all of us who believe in freedom and the rule of law to make our voices heard. I may be branded a 'remoaner' or even a traitor but now is not a time for liberals to be bullied into silence." Stephen Williams on why the judges were right - and the Daily Mail wrong - about Article 50.

"The Leave campaign has had a monopoly over the value of freedom at the rhetorical level. but when it comes to actual arguments, the campaign’s understanding of freedom is one-sided and misleading." Alexis Papazoglou sends us back to Isaiah Berlin.

More than half of local newspapers do not have a court reporter, finds Jon Robins.

Arestia Rosenberg visits Liberland, a libertarian enclave between Serbia and Croatia she says is on its way to becoming the world’s newest recognised country,

Paul Dobraszczyk takes us under Liverpool to explore the Williamson Tunnels.

"The opening scenes of A Matter of Life and Death are among the most audacious and moving ever confected by the cinematic magicians Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger." Brian Dillon celebrates the film's 70th birthday.

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