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This week’s cover: @JeremyCliffe on why the disintegration of the US should worry us all. Plus @emilyctamkin on Roe vs Wade, @bbclysedoucet on Volodymr Zelensky behind the mask and @jonathanliew on woke Wimbledon. newstatesman.com/internation…
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The pay rise process for nurses and public sector workers is "fair", says Sajid Javid. @andrewmarr9 interviewed the Health Secretary for #NSpoliticslive Watch the full interview here: invidious.fdn.fr/zuQg46Q1PCI
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Inside the Oxford English Dictionary @pippa_bailey charts the course of the dictionary from its mid-19th century origins to its most recent “new words” (“terf”, “stealthing” and “sportswashing” were among the June 2022 inclusions). Read by @emmahaslett podfollow.com/audio-long-rea…
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"Countless women, every day, experience sexual violence, harassment and coercion. To declare sex meaningless is to deny reality." @zoe_grunewald on the danger of "sex-neutral feminism". Free to read 🔓 newstatesman.com/quickfire/2…
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What is behind Nicola Sturgeon’s IndyRef2 gambit? @Anoosh_C is joined by @chrisdeerin to discuss the SNP's latest referendum plans, and then chats to @freddiejh8 about whether Keir Starmer is truly rejecting Corbynism. pod.fo/e/12e1f0
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Long may Kosminsky go on making telly like this – addictive, vital, gorgeously creative – and long may Channel 4 continue to support him, writes @MsRachelCooke. . newstatesman.com/culture/tv/…
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"I do not miss lockdowns, but I miss the summer of two years ago, when everything reopened but we knew it would be temporary." Marie Le Conte navigates post-lockdown life. newstatesman.com/comment/202…
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If Tory politicians and the British press sincerely believe in the necessity of critical discussion, they should stop trivialising serious efforts to modernise what students read, writes @jntod. newstatesman.com/culture/202…
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Inside the Oxford English Dictionary @pippa_bailey charts the course of the dictionary from its mid-19th century origins to its most recent “new words” (“terf”, “stealthing” and “sportswashing” were among the June 2022 inclusions). Read by @emmahaslett podfollow.com/audio-long-rea…
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"Like the teacher-turned-president he played on screen, Zelensky came to power pledging 'no to nepotism and friends in power'. But 'kumy' – cronies or buddies – soon turned up everywhere." @bbclysedoucet on Zelensky: A Biography by Serhii Rudenko newstatesman.com/culture/boo…
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‘In 2022, Pride may well feel like it has hit a (rainbow-painted) brick wall. But taking it for granted would be dangerous,’ writes @EleanorMargolis. Free to read. 🔓 newstatesman.com/quickfire/2…
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Recent years have raised the question of whether the world’s oldest tennis tournament is able to encompass a social and political landscape that is shifting at an unprecedented pace, writes @jonathanliew. newstatesman.com/culture/202…
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Joe Biden & Kamala Harris "actively dislike" Boris Johnson for "racist" treatment of Obama @SarahChurchwell discusses the US view of UK politics at #NSPoliticsLive Follow our coverage here: newstatesman.com/politics
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