A Classless Society: Britain in the 1990s by Alwyn W. Turner

Lobster Issue 66 (Winter 2013) FREE

[PDF file]: […] months after Blair was re-elected in June 2001. The September 11 attacks were rather like the Cuban missile crisis, the building of the Berlin Wall and the murder of President Kennedy all rolled into one. While in many ways the noughties (up until 2008) represented the continuation of the nineties by other means, the […]

Deaths in Parliament: a legend re-examined

Lobster Issue 73 (Summer 2017) FREE

[PDF file]: […] prompt me to take a proper look at a historical mystery invoked by Masood’s onslaught. Since he plainly intended to invade the House of Commons, presumably to murder as many people as possible once inside, the question arises of how deaths in Parliament are handled. There has been a rumour for many years that […]

JFK, Chauncey Holt and the three ‘tramps’ redux

Lobster Issue 71 (Summer 2016) FREE
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[PDF file]: […] had been shot in Oak Cliff’.8 So: both the Dallas officers photographed escorting the ‘tramps’ said in 1977 that they had done so before news of the murder of Tippit reached Dallas police HQ at 1.15 pm. 9 The muddle is described at . 5 Doyle’s arrest sheet is at . The others are […]

Tittle-tattle

Lobster Issue 65 (Summer 2013) FREE

[PDF file]: […] led him to set up a parliamentary inquiry headed by Andrew Tyrie, the chairman of the Treasury Select Committee.3 Though Sir Desmond de Silva’s review into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane4 found no evidence of an ‘overarching state conspiracy’, he did find plenty of evidence of ‘shocking state collusion’. Quite where ‘collusion’ […]

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