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Issue No. 1

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… they had listened all day and late into much of the night to the senseless, demonic, inexorable, incredible voices that poured from the loud-speaker. Those voices filled, hours, nights, months, years, they filled the soul with delirium, and it was astonishing that one could go on living having heard them
     The greyish newsprint of the papers left him only a memory of insipidity
… the whole effect resolved itself into a long and insistent caterwauling whose human intonation made it (only) a thing of shame
Victor Serge, The Case of Comrade Tulayev

… Till human voices wake us, and we drown
T. S. Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

Introductory Note

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Against Competition

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Class and Education

Access, or "If th’referee’s gonni gi’y’it, then tak’it …" Read full article...

The House of Stakeholders

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On A.N. Wilson on Larkin
Captain Corelli's Mandolin: Best Seller or The Triumph of Cliché. Read full article...

Odds and Ends

...as heard on Radio 3
Letters other editors didn't print. Read full article...

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