The most powerful Liverpudlian you’ve never heard of
‘It’s a sheer matter of chance really what records survive’
Dear members — Good afternoon! We hope you’re surviving this Noah’s Ark of an August. We took advantage of the rain to dig into the archives. Because, who chooses who history remembers and who it forgets? After coming across a powerful and influential industrialist who — for the most part — has been entirely forgotten, Abi went head-first down the rabbit hole.
But first, your daily briefing — including outrage over arson in Croxteth Park and a horrific use of artificial intelligence on TikTok.