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‘Getting a Blattering’ aka How to Not Resign with Historic Effect

On the day that Sepp Blatter explained that he had definitely not resigned from FIFA, despite resigning quite publicly; and in the same year that Nigel Farage definitely didn’t resign or he did… or he said that he wouldn’t stand again as the leader of the UK Independence Party that he is now leading again, …

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Making a Brilliant Political Documentary is Possible – just not in the UK

Now I live in the UK, and I’m working on a dissertation about UK Labour. While we have seen insipid dramas about New Labour leadership problems and the bromance gone bad of Brown and Blair, all soaked in the aggrandisement or faux mea culpas of their acolytes and enablers, we’ve yet to see anything of the gravitas, production elegance, political rawness or basic bloody insight and entertainment of The Killing Season. Even if you know nothing about Australian politics, you should watch this and appreciate the importance of a decent public service broadcaster to its audience.

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