Even as George Soros (isn’t that a Greek name?) predicts
impending recession for the German economy, its football teams continue to
carry all before them. The European Cup Final due to be held at Wembley next
month will see Bayern Mun...
Seven Psychopaths is a black comedy from the team that brought us the 2008
black comedy In Bruges. This time
round, director, Martin McDonagh makes use of the film within a film conceit to
compose a variation on the gangsta angst them...
China’s electric vehicle manufacturer, BYD, isn’t having much luck with its
products. Last year, in Shenzhen, one of its electric taxis was totalled by a
drunk boy racer doing more than a ton. As a result of the impact, first with the...
Having completed my reading of the Dickens’s novelistic
canon (with the exception of Barnaby
Rudge and the final three Christmas books), I am in a position to start a
series of reflections on perhaps England’s best known, if not her b...
"When rulers are wicked
they may by propaganda encourage a demoniac condition of our sentiments in
order to secure our acquiescence in their wickedness. That is one reason why we
private persons should keep a wary eye on the health or...