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Literature

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

The Deficit Myth:Modern Monetary Theory and How to Build a Better Economy By Stephanie KeltonPublished by John Murray  Review by Lee Humphries I’ve been eagerly awaiting Stephanie Kelton’s book The Deficit Myth after watching her talks on YouTube for years.…
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Literature

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Human Kind: A Hopeful HistoryBy Rutger Bregman  Published by BloomsburyReview by ‘MW’ Human Kind a Hopeful History, by Rutger Bregman, has been my choice during the quarantine. I find myself in the fortunate number of the furloughed, therefore salaried, at…
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Literature

HIP Short Story

Night of the Pixie Moon By Jemia De Blondeville i decided some deforestation was urgently needed, during the period of this Super Moon. and set about cutting through the wiry growth, and bramble, using my hand held shearing device. but…
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HIP Poetry Read

Of Few Words By Lucas Howard Whisky & Beards PublishingHardback £15  Review by Pete Donohue Dyslexia and Neurodiversity-friendly Poetry Here is a new poetry collection with a distinct difference. Hastings based Lucas Howard, AKA Lucas the peaceful poet, is a…
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Literature

HIP CLASSICS

The Greek gods What if they were alive today? Simone Witney looks at Dionysus (Roman Bacchus). Earth, wind, fire – and wine. While his sister, Athena, and companion Apollo were focused, strategic thinkers, Dionysus was the great loosener. Nothing around…
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Arts

Silly Squad

Summer reading challenge for 4 to 11 year olds By Karen Bowls (ESCC) Young readers in East Sussex are being encouraged to join the Silly Squad for a summer of reading fun. A team of adventurous animals who love to…
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Literature

HIP READ

Smoking Herb & Other Stories By John D RobinsonAnalog Submission Press Review by Pete Donohue A title may not mean what you think it does. This isn’t a tale about sucking on marijuana spliffs. The eponymous main story here refers…
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Arts

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Resist the Punitive State Grassroots Struggles Across Welfare, Housing, Education and PrisonsEdited by Emily Luise Hart, Joe Greener and Rich MothPublished by Pluto Books, November 2019, paperback £ Review by Tim Barton From Keynesian mixed economy capitalism to the ultra-hard…
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