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Imperialism In The 21st Century: Joseph Chamberlain

The day of small nations has long passed away. The day of Empires has come. Learn to think Imperially. Joseph Chamberlain 1836-1914 Speech in Birmingham, 1904. The image is copyright: stockshoppe via Shutterstock Spot on, Joseph! Of course, not quite … Continue reading

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Bagpipe Music: Louis MacNeice

It’s no go the merry-go-round, it’s no go the rickshaw, All we want is a limousine and a ticket for the peepshow. Their knickers are made of crêpe-de-chine, their shoes are made of python, Their halls are lined with tiger … Continue reading

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Plus Ca Change, Plus C’est La Meme Chose: Hilaire Belloc

On A General Election The accursed power which stands on Privilege (And goes with Women, and Champagne and Bridge) Broke – and Democracy resumed her reign: (Which goes with Bridge and Women and Champagne). Hilaire Belloc The illustration is copyright: … Continue reading

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