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Conservatives and the Politics of Work 23 Nov 2018, 7:25pm Conservatives and the Politics of Work
Oren Cass, Mitt Romney’s former domestic-policy director, says wage subsidies are an alternative to the current welfare state and the left’s universal basic income.
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The Antitrust Bar vs. Apple 23 Nov 2018, 7:02pm The Antitrust Bar vs. Apple
State AGs and the Ninth Circuit set up a raid on Silicon Valley.
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The Costs of the Euro 23 Nov 2018, 6:39pm The Costs of the Euro
Voters will finally see what they’ll pay for a European fiscal union.
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How to Stop a South African Land Grab 23 Nov 2018, 6:31pm How to Stop a South African Land Grab
Voters can still block an expropriation-without-compensation gambit.
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America Was Always an Exceptional Nation, but Is It Still? 23 Nov 2018, 6:07pm America Was Always an Exceptional Nation, but Is It Still?
Its robust civil society and lack of hierarchy are cherished by Americans and curious to foreigners.
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Little Mix: these issues of body shaming needed exposure | Gaby Hinsliff 23 Nov 2018, 12:37pm Little Mix: these issues of body shaming needed exposure | Gaby Hinsliff
Piers Morgan, please take note. The naked hostility to the band’s Strip photoshoot shows why their message still matters There are few things more terrifying than being stripped naked in public. That’s why anxiety dreams so often do away with clothes, and nudity tends to be reserved for people we trust. Going starkers in front of strangers is, then, a brave move. But can it ever be an empowering one?
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Out of the EU and into the great unknown | Letters 23 Nov 2018, 11:27am Out of the EU and into the great unknown | Letters
Readers respond to Larry Elliott’s article on how Britain can flourish outside the European UnionLarry Elliott’s otherwise justified appeal for a leftwing vision to modernise Britain’s low-pay, low-investment economy (
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British arms trade feeds war in Yemen | Letters 23 Nov 2018, 11:25am British arms trade feeds war in Yemen | Letters
Britain sells arms to Saudi Arabia, a state that is playing such a disastrously central role in Yemen’s civil war, writes
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Suspicious about conspiracy theories | Brief letters 23 Nov 2018, 11:24am Suspicious about conspiracy theories | Brief letters
Denise Coates and Bet365 | Homelessness | Persistent plastic | Female MPs | Conspiracy theoriesObscene as it is that anyone receives £726,000 a day (
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Get ready for Brexit advent, where a new political hellscape opens every day | Marina Hyde 23 Nov 2018, 11:18am Get ready for Brexit advent, where a new political hellscape opens every day | Marina Hyde
If we don’t get a war with Spain to unite us, I’m excited for an economic war with 27 countriesI do love all the decorations going up now for the Christmas season. My favourite this year is the life-size Downing Street cuckoo clock, where – seemingly on the hour – the door pops open and the mechanical lady comes out. She whirrs jerkily toward the lectern, says “taking back control” as many times as the hour demands, then rotates back inside the apparatus.
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The Guardian view on the BBC and the elderly: a burden too far | Editorial 23 Nov 2018, 11:13am The Guardian view on the BBC and the elderly: a burden too far | Editorial
The national broadcaster should not be forced to make a decision about the social security of the oldIn retrospect, Gordon Brown’s 1999 giveaway of
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The Guardian view on foreign policy: thinking small when the rest are going big | Editorial 23 Nov 2018, 11:11am The Guardian view on foreign policy: thinking small when the rest are going big | Editorial
Brexit Britain is recusing itself from a level of influence on the global stage and downgrading its clout in the worldThe UK is in the perverse situation of having no coherent foreign policy on the eve of completing an international negotiation that has consumed all of the government’s energy. The situation is less paradoxical than it sounds, because Brexit is a project based on an assertion of what the country does not want to be – a member of the EU – without a clear articulation of what it should be instead. That omission will be felt keenly, but not discussed, at Sunday’s extraordinary
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The Brexiteers’ ‘take back our waters’ pledge is meaningless hype | John Lichfield 23 Nov 2018, 10:40am The Brexiteers’ ‘take back our waters’ pledge is meaningless hype | John Lichfield
There is no offshore El Dorado. Any ‘betrayal’ of the fishing industry is by the UK government and big business, not the EUFishing, which represents
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There’s no justice in the UAE – I learned that in a Dubai prison | David Haigh 23 Nov 2018, 9:25am There’s no justice in the UAE – I learned that in a Dubai prison | David Haigh
The case of the British academic Matthew Hedges, like mine, shows the British government must take a much harder lineIn criticising the British government for not doing enough to help her husband,
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My court case against the police is a victory for press freedom | Michael Segalov 23 Nov 2018, 8:48am My court case against the police is a victory for press freedom | Michael Segalov
Police can no longer dictate who can attend party conferences without good cause after my win in the high court At 5.26pm on 19 September 2017 an unexpected email landed in my inbox, a matter of days before the Labour party’s annual conference in Brighton was due to begin. It informed me that – despite never having been arrested, convicted, charged or otherwise reprimanded by any police force –
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Hillary Clinton’s chilling pragmatism gives populism a free pass | Nesrine Malik 23 Nov 2018, 8:41am Hillary Clinton’s chilling pragmatism gives populism a free pass | Nesrine Malik
Calling on Europe’s leaders to ‘get a handle on migration’ is no counter to populists – it’s more like an endorsementEver since
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Step aside, Fiona Bruce. I’ve got some better ways to liven up Question Time | Zoe Williams 23 Nov 2018, 8:28am Step aside, Fiona Bruce. I’ve got some better ways to liven up Question Time | Zoe Williams
Yes, she was good on Antiques Roadshow. But surely the BBC panel show is in need of a more radical rethinkIn an ideal world,
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Why John Lewis’ lavish Christmas ad ignores the failing high street | Stefan Stern 23 Nov 2018, 7:35am Why John Lewis’ lavish Christmas ad ignores the failing high street | Stefan Stern
In a time of retrenchment, job losses and closed stores, the company’s £7m ad could be just what retail needsSome gifts are more than just a gift. That is the message that the John Lewis Partnership
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My gay rugby teammate must not be deported to Kenya | Murray Jones 23 Nov 2018, 7:05am My gay rugby teammate must not be deported to Kenya | Murray Jones
Kenneth Macharia came here legally and has made his home here. If he is not granted asylum his life will be in dangerCast your minds back to July this year. Spirits are high. Laughter is plentiful. Thirty thousand people are
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Ukip has embraced Tommy Robinson – and the Tories made it possible | Owen Jones 23 Nov 2018, 6:51am Ukip has embraced Tommy Robinson – and the Tories made it possible | Owen Jones
The convicted thug’s appointment is part of a political ratchet towards open racism. The establishment has fanned the flamesThe rise of fascism has always been aided and abetted by powerful elites. Modern Britain is no exception. Politicians spent years blaming migrants for social ills, whilst implementing policies which suppressed living standards and increased insecurity. Britain’s rightwing media injected a daily dose of venom against migrants, refugees and Muslims into the body politic – a lethal concoction of myths, distortions, selective half-truths and outright lies. The official leave campaigns used the national megaphones gifted to them by the EU referendum to stir up hatred: from portraying EU citizens as
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The Chinese export we really should be worried about: repression | Simon Tisdall 23 Nov 2018, 6:26am The Chinese export we really should be worried about: repression | Simon Tisdall
Xi Jinping wields a level of social control not seen since Mao, posing a direct threat to democratic values worldwideThe trial of leading Chinese pro-democracy activists that
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You think 2018 is the worst year ever? Try the real dark age: 536 | Kate Williams 23 Nov 2018, 5:53am You think 2018 is the worst year ever? Try the real dark age: 536 | Kate Williams
The world may feel like it’s in a terrible state now, but it doesn’t compare to the year the sun stopped shiningIt may seem amid the maelstom that is 2018 that it’s a pretty bad time to be alive. There’s the terrible and accelerating effect of climate change, the rise of fascist and “alt-right” politics, violent conflict, millions of stateless refugees, a looming Brexit crisis and political turmoil in many other directions. But there have been many other awful moments in history – the Black Death; the
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The UAE is trampling human rights. Man City must finally speak out | Simon Hattenstone 23 Nov 2018, 4:40am The UAE is trampling human rights. Man City must finally speak out | Simon Hattenstone
The jailing of British academic Matthew Hedges is an abuse the club can’t ignore. It’s time to pressure Sheikh Mansour
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Theresa May promised to help victims of trafficking. Why is she doing the opposite? | Ayesha Christie 23 Nov 2018, 3:00am Theresa May promised to help victims of trafficking. Why is she doing the opposite? | Ayesha Christie
The prime minister vowed to combat modern-day slavery, yet her government has slashed support for those who need helpDescribing modern slavery as “the greatest human rights issue of our time”,
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Black Friday? Not for me. I’ve discovered the Joy of Missing Out | Stuart Jeffries 23 Nov 2018, 1:00am Black Friday? Not for me. I’ve discovered the Joy of Missing Out | Stuart Jeffries
We don’t need to jump on the festive treadmill and pretend we’re having a good timeThe comedian Bill Bailey once told me about his favourite Christmas. He and his family headed off to a sunny island where, on Christmas Day, they ate jam sandwiches and played on the beach. Bailey didn’t have a name for his rebellion against the 57 varieties of A Christmas Carol, the Christ-awful seasonal dishes, tinsel and the craving for something at 11am on 25 December to obliterate the pervading sense of buyers’ remorse. But now we do. What Bailey felt, even as sand got into his beard and lunch, was Jomo, the Joy of Missing Out. It is the antidote to the curse of our age: Fomo, the Fear of Missing Out. Fomo rises exponentially from now to the end of the year, as we begin our descent via the hellish portal of
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From Trump to Boris Johnson: how the wealthy tell us what ‘real folk’ want | Gary Younge 23 Nov 2018, 1:00am From Trump to Boris Johnson: how the wealthy tell us what ‘real folk’ want | Gary Younge
Rightwing populists weaponise culture as a way to protect privilege I remember the first time I started to understand Donald Trump’s appeal to white, working-class Americans. It was in 2016, a few days before
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We’re heading for a second referendum – and maybe a third | Vernon Bogdanor 23 Nov 2018, 1:00am We’re heading for a second referendum – and maybe a third | Vernon Bogdanor
If MPs don’t back Theresa May’s deal in full, she’ll be forced to resign and Brexit will go to at least one people’s vote Britain’s convoluted negotiations over leaving Europe have left many in a state of confusion. But now things are becoming clearer. There is a deal with the EU, agreed by the cabinet despite howls from the Tory backbenches, while attempts to bring about a no-confidence vote in the prime minister
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