Cameron’s Tough Week Has a Long History

UK Uncut protest in London

Two brief observations on the offshore tax stuff: (1) Essentially, we have witnessed one of those occasional paradigm shifts where something that was previously tacitly accepted is now questioned. Like the post-Savile fallout made us look twice at the culture…

Autumn Statement: Osborne Fiddles While Rome Burns

Osborne's Autumn Statement

LEON ZADOK The public see Britain’s prosperity, less through the prism of a growing economy, and more through their collective experiences, their own circumstances. The latter will likely define Osborne’s legacy in politics. The positive outlook conjured this week, if…

Film Review: 45 Years (2015)

45 years

DANIEL PALMER 45 Years (2015) Director: Andrew Haigh Writers: David Constantine (short story), Andrew Haigh (adaptation) Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Dolly Wells, Tom Courtenay 95 mins Andrew Haigh’s sophomore feature, Weekend (2011), blended a grounding in social realism with contemplative pacing;…