Man who exposed ‘awful chasm’ between rich and poor



An Eagle in the Hen-House: Selected Political Speeches and Writings of RB Cunninghame Graham
Edited by Lachlan Munro (Ayton Publishing, £9.99)
THE name RB Cunninghame Graham (1852-1936) is largely unknown today, even among his fellow Scots.
Born in Buenos Aires, on inheriting the Gartmore estate in Scotland in 1883, he settled in Britain. With his wild bush of hair, pointed beard and gaunt, aristocratic figure — the epitome of Don Quixote, with whom he was often compared — he was a gift to cartoonists. During his lifetime he was renowned as a passionate campaigner and committed socialist.... read more

 
4 September 2017 in Sport, Views: 48
Source: Morning Star
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