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president nixon s economics were closer to those of alexandria ocasio cortez than to those of todays republica
President Nixon's economics were closer to those of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez than to those of today’s Republican Party. He said: ‘Let us place a floor under the income of every family with children in America.'

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‘What war?’ Frederic Wehrey joins a group of anti-Haftar militiamen on the outskirts of Tripoli:
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Ahdaf Soueif on why she's resigned from the British Museum’s Board of Trustees:
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the asset strippers britain slyly points to the contemporary reliance of art museums on private sponsorship s
'The Asset Strippers' @Tate Britain slyly points to the contemporary reliance of art museums on private sponsorship, shadowy assets and investments.

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a place like eton amp other recent letters to the editor
'A Place Like Eton' & other recent letters to the editor:
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on red round globe hot burning a tale at the crossroads of commons and culture of love and terror of race and
.@MikeJayNet on 'Red Round Globe Hot Burning: A Tale at the Crossroads of Commons and Culture, of Love and Terror, of Race and Class and of Kate and Ned Despard' @ucpress

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Ahdaf Soueif on why she's resigned from the British Museum’s Board of Trustees:

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Steven Rose on 'Freedom’s Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science' @JHUPress
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it is possible that a reconfiguration of politics in berlin will eventually produce a more decisive more pro e
It is possible that a reconfiguration of politics in Berlin will eventually produce a more decisive, more pro-European government. But that is speculation. And how long will it take?

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will we be fine with the rich taking a bigger and bigger share of total income until the end of time as the wo
Will we be fine with the rich taking a bigger and bigger share of total income, until the end of time, as the world drowns and burns and starves?

John Lanchester makes the case for Universal Basic Income

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Lucy Prebble: 'Everybody has a Harvey story. Mine is unlurid but revealing.'
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in 1983 we published an essay by oliver sacks with the title the man who mistook his wife for a hat here it is
In 1983, we published an essay by Oliver Sacks with the title 'The man who mistook his wife for a hat.' Here it is:
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'Women are seen as taking something to which they are not naturally entitled.' Watch the full lecture:
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Jenny Diski’s 150 articles (and 65 blogs) for the LRB are all now freely available to read online: 
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All of John Ashbery's poems for the LRB may be found here:
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Our new issue is now online. For the first time in the LRB's history, it contains just one piece (alongside the usual columns): Andrew O’Hagan’s investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire and its political aftermath.

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Alan Bennett watches #LoveIsland in his 2017 diary:
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Sexual harassment brings mental life to a standstill. It destroys the mind’s capacity for reverie.

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while most of the children born to white fathers and black mothers in 18th century jamaica remained in slavery
While most of the children born to white fathers and black mothers in 18th-century Jamaica remained in slavery, thousands of boys and girls were sent to England and Scotland. What happened to them?

Catherine Hall on 'persons outside the law':
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