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A Burgundian Quarantine

Now that wine has become as vital as loo roll to many, what’s life like in the vineyards of a typical winemaking region? Constance Ayrton drinks her quarantined sorrows and ponders

Lynne from Skipton

Max Weber once said a state was a state because it claimed a monopoly on violence. Edward Pinnegar reflects on life under a state which claims only a monopoly on questions.

Infinite in faculty

When the mother hen flees the coop, what are the chicks to do? Edward Pinnegar evaluates the success of the government's latest new initiative to tackle COVID-19: leaderless sycophancy.