The poverty of thought in our welfare systems

Mar 1, 2017

The poverty of thought in our welfare systems

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Sometimes I want to look up from whatever I'm doing (usually when I'm staring at a screen) and send up a prayer of thanks that at 81 years old, filmmaker Ken Loach continues to be who he is. "I, Daniel Blake" ("Watashi wa, Daniel Blake") ...

Passion and prejudice in 1930s Ireland

Jan 7, 2015

Passion and prejudice in 1930s Ireland

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"Jimmy's Hall" is a glimpse into Ireland in 1932 when the country was in a relative lull between wars, turmoil and strife. Director Ken Loach has consistently worked to bring the lives of the United Kingdom's working class to cinema screens. "Jimmy's Hall" is ...