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Is Brexit Moment a Lehman Moment?

The Lehman moment is the moment when Lehman Brothers—one of the largest investment banks in the United States (US) at the time—collapsed. The collapse happened on 15 September 2008. Almost nobody disagrees that the Lehman moment has been the most important moment in the ongoing global financial...

Atoning for the Past

Responding to Abhijit Sarkar’s “Rhodes Will Not Fall Alone” the authors argue that the aim of their campaign has been the opposite of “sanitising history.” The campaign wants to begin and sustain a long overdue conversation in Britain about its colonial past.

Hindi Cinema and South Asian Communities in UK

Hindi cinema and its popularity in the UK help unite different communities from the subcontinent who possess shared memories as well as conflicting histories of partition. Three attributes of post-1990 Hindi cinema - the language adopted, styles and codes and the centrality of the family - help provide a common and united cultural discourse to different communities of south Asians.

The British and the Euro

Two out of three of Britain's population, it seems, are opposed to joining the Euro. It is not at all clear why. Meanwhile the great events are being celebrated with solemnity and rejoicing elsewhere, a return to the Roman Empire (the last time Europe had a common currency), while the British sit outside the doors of the party, glum and resentful.

Man for All Seasons

John Maynard Keynes, Volume Three, Fighting for Britain 1937- 1946 by Robert Skidelsky; Macmillan, London, 2000; pp 561, price not mentioned
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