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From The Hood : Unofficial Cabinet Manuals

And so it was written, and so shall it ever be…

by Lyndon Hood
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The Complicatist : Angel Olsen, William Tyler

Are you lonely too? Hi Five! So am I!

by Gordon Campbell
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From The Hood : That Referendum Thing In Plain English

The Financemeister is not a man to let fancy forms of democracy get in the way.

by Lyndon Hood
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From The Hood : The Masque Of The Blue Line

Am I getting old or are holidays just not as fun any more?

by Lyndon Hood
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The Complicatist : Deafheaven and Sunbather

This black metal / shoegaze hybrid is (almost) everyone’s pick as album of the year

by Gordon Campbell
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From The Hood : Armchairs At Dawn

A mind is a terribly wasteful thing to democratize…

by Lyndon Hood
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The Complicatist : Miley Cyrus, and Dancing About Architecture

Feet don’t fail my words

by Gordon Campbell
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Classics : Ernest and Celestine

Life on the emotional edge, with the bear father and the mouse child

by Grace C. Russell
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From The Hood : Ars Tonga, Vita Brevis

What I did on my holidays

by Lyndon Hood
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The Complicatist : Bobby Bland R.I.P., Laura Marling

Eagles may be high and free, but they’re also birds of prey

by Gordon Campbell
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London Calling : Racism, Woolwich, and Beyond

Two Weeks In Battleground Britain

by Rory MacKinnon
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The Complicatist : Lil B, the Based God

The clown prince of hip hop comes to town

by Gordon Campbell
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From The Hood : Factual Correctness Gone Mad

In which we hear about the journalistic standard of accuracy and think it sounds like a fantastic idea.

by Lyndon Hood
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The Complicatist : Precious Bryant

Paying dues to the Piedmont style of blues

by Gordon Campbell
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Travelling Light : Argentina Plays By Its Own Rules

A visit to a country with striking similarities to New Zealand, but vastly different policies

by Marc Thornley
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London Calling : Sold, and Cold

Selling off state-owned energy companies has been a disaster in Britain

by Rory MacKinnon
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From The Hood : Ich Bin Ein Wiener

The French have A Word For It

by Lyndon Hood
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The Complicatist : Lee Moses, and Friends

More obscure soul music gems from the vaults

by Gordon Campbell
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The best (and worst) films of 2012

by Philip Matthews
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From The Hood : This Movie Sucks

Shouldn’t reality have a better script?

by Lyndon Hood
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The Complicatist : Serengeti, Del Shannon, Lana Del Rey

Learning survival tactics from Brian Dennehy

by Gordon Campbell
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From The Hood : Qui, Jean, Ou Est La Growth?

If Planet Key did not exist, it would be necessary to invent it.

by Lyndon Hood
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Punishment Park

Five attractive teenagers, a remote cabin in the woods … What could possibly go wrong?

by Philip Matthews
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The Complicatist : The Spirit of Rockabilly

The sound of white trash contenders, from over 50 years ago…

by Gordon Campbell
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Woody Guthrie at 100

From revolutionary poet, to icon of American virtue…

by Gordon Campbell
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London Calling: After The Gold, Hush

In the wake of the London Olympics, the legacy is a good deal less than bright and glittering

by Rory MacKinnon
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From the Hood : Poor Show

Please, sir, can I have the implementation of a number of already-identified measures that have been shown internationally to mitigate poverty and benefit the wider economy?

by Lyndon Hood
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The Complicatist : Music Gonna Shock You Like Electric

Celebrating Jamaica, and 50 years of independence

by Gordon Campbell
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From The Hood: WINZ of Omission

Just when you thought it was safe to go back on a subsistence wage provided by the State.

by Lyndon Hood
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London Calling: A Society in Lockdown

Forget the Queen’s diamond jubilee – the riots anniversary tells a different story about the state of Britain

by Rory MacKinnon