The Northern Question is the opening shot of a campaign to place the North-South divide back at the centre of thinking about England. Belying its origins outside the academy, it opens with a literature review that castigates recent history’s failure at systemic analyses of the Northern question. Paul Morley’s magisterially incompetent The North (and almost everything […]
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Plague Dreams of the Future City

The metropolis is being whipped by the long tail of Covid-19. Chris Moss envisions the death of the megacity

PUBLISHED ON: 29/09/20


Plagues kill citizens. They reconfigure cities. An outbreak of yellow fever in Buenos Aires in 1871 emptied the southern districts of wealthy resident …

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