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Film Review ~ The Graduate (Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman)

The Graduate was re-released in Summer 2017, which is a tremendous accolade. But was that an act of homage or is it a great film? Anne Bancroft as Mrs Robinson is wonderful. From the very first scene when Benjamin (Hoffman) … Continue reading

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Meritocracy Meets Networking in the White House

Andrew Sullivan (2009): ‘I remember back in the late 1990s, when Ira Katznelson, an eminent political scientist at Columbia… …came to deliver a guest lecture. Prof. Katznelson described a lunch he had with Irving Kristol during the first Bush administration. … Continue reading

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British Politicians

Posturing and posing for TV Youthful, telegenic, emptied of fire Emptied of purpose, emptied of leadership Millionaire, silver spooned, entitled Products of the clone factory- A network factory- A friends-for-life factory Engineered by inherited wealth Shaping our world to suit … Continue reading

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