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Politicians, Twitter & the “sneerocracy”

Is Jeremy Corbyn an antisemite? Was Boris Johnson being racist when he mentioned Obama’s Kenyan heritage in that Sun article? I’m not convinced about either case. To be honest, I wasn’t even outraged by that infamous poster of refugees that … Continue reading

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How long did it take for Americans to learn about the attack on Pearl Harbour? Terry Teachout reflects on a slower news cycle. Can you trust Emma Thompson to tell the truth about John Ruskin? “Effie Gray” is not quite what … Continue reading

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