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  • Violence spawns from normalised bigotry. Effective Holocaust education must trace it to its origins and allow Jews to speak for themselvesWhat to read next: We’re Good Europeans Yet They All Hate Us | ‘Presstitutes’ for truth | My warnings to our spy watchdogs | Only Congress can ▶️ Read more ◀️

    A film about the the Holodomor’s exposure should prompt debate on the famine-denialist Walter DurantyWhat to read next: The lost boys of the Villa Bencistà | The Moral Low Ground | No Advocates for the Devil | Wireless: Curmudgeons of the World Unite ▶️ Read more ◀️

    Before his journey into atonality, Schoenberg composed the surprisingly accessible "Verklärte Nacht"What to read next: A glimpse of heaven | Enchanted garden of song | The Wagner Family Soap Opera Rolls On | The heights of Joseph Haydn ▶️ Read more ◀️

    Our national broadcaster is on course for financial self-destruction and viewers no longer trust it to be impartial. Boris must rescue itWhat to read next: Arise ye unwoke from your slumbers | Umberto Eco and the rise of a new fascism | Taxation without representation | Doomed by ▶️ Read more ◀️

    The point of departure for condemned French Jews was the banal banlieue of Drancy, outside ParisWhat to read next: The lost boys of the Villa Bencistà | How Top Boys topple down crime’s ladder | ‘Presstitutes’ for truth | Taxation without representation ▶️ Read more ◀️

    The National finds a niche in staging literary adaptations while Shakespeare returns to school in the Donmar's Teenage DickWhat to read next: Pulling the trigger | Ibsen perplexed | Saturnine Sons of the Terror | Playing the Great Game ▶️ Read more ◀️

    The Conservatives may be in government, but the influence of the censorious trans lobby is growing not abatingWhat to read next: Doomed by data, our new Trojan Horse | Umberto Eco and the rise of a new fascism | How Top Boys topple down crime’s ladder | ‘Presstitutes’ for truth ▶️ Read more ◀️

    The woes of “detransitioners” are a warning: treating children with gender dysphoria is riskier than zealots admitWhat to read next: Discussions with a stone wall | Shelf Life | The riddle of the car bomb and the lucky gambler | Malta still awaits truth and reconciliation ▶️ Read more ◀️

    Fans of George Eliot are celebrating her bicentenaryWhat to read next: The Wrong Idea of a University | They’ll Always Have Paris | Do the Times Require a Conyers Middleton? | Flouting (Not Flaunting) the Rules of English ▶️ Read more ◀️

    Democracy triumphed in December’s election, but Scotland remains a significant Tory dilemmaWhat to read next: Which Party Is Best For The Arts? | Dare call it treason? | The Lesson of Oz | Ernest Gellner ▶️ Read more ◀️

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