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11 February 1956: On the tediousness of Anthony Eden.
1 June 1935: Where’s the man to stop the rush of social, democratic idiocy?
1 February 1974: The evolution of Lucian Freud
6 September 1924: Now, when a man calls himself a Socialist, he conveys by the name little information about his ideas and beliefs.
7 June 1966: Chinua Achebe reviews John Masefield’s Grace Before Ploughing
17 February 1961: Why the English summer is overdue for reform.
17 February 1961: The CND founder Bertrand Russell advocates for a campaign of mass civil disobedience to stave off the possibility of accidental nuclear war.
28 May 1938: The almost mediumistic faith in his ability to extract good from anything is the source of both Gustave Courbet’s strength and his weakness.
21 December 1929: We should be sleeping more comfortably in our beds if the invention of aeroplanes had been delayed for fifty years.
31 October 1953: EM Forster pleas for the decriminalisation of homosexuality.
11 February 1956: Public opinion following the ban of racial segregation in American schools.