Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland


Columnist at the Guardian, presenter of BBC R4's The Long View and author of The 3rd Woman, out now in paperback

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To Kill A Man is published in paperback on Thursday. Here’s what the Times said about it You can pre-order here

Delighted that To Kill A Man is one of @thesundaytimes ⁩ Best Paperbacks of 2021. Out on Thursday but you can pre-order now

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Also an interesting aside on Brown's veto of Britain joining the euro. Dale suggests that, had Britain joined, Brexit would never have happened. Alternative possibility: it might have happened earlier

Credit to @R4WorldTonight  for tonight’s programme which highlighted - in three separate items - the plight of Uighurs, Syrian refugees and the Rohingya people. Too often, it’s easier to look the other way.

It’s paperback publication day for TO KILL A MAN, the new thriller that asks if a presidential candidate could get away with murder

Why a ruling of Israel’s Supreme Court matters more outside the country than inside, how British Jews got louder and prouder - and what Unorthodox star @shirahaas1  did next @LeviYonit  and I dive in for the latest UNHOLY

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We won’t be able to say we didn’t know

A senior NHS consultant texts: “Why not vaccinate all teachers in time for return to school on 18 jan? A box of Astra Zeneca vaccine to every school. It would only take days but what a great start to the year to know that all teachers were safe.”

After Donald Trump threatens to send in the army to crush protests, the head of the US military reminds those in uniform that their oath is not to protect Trump but the Constitution. It speaks volumes that he issued such a statement

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At the time, this was a routine political moment. Now I find it quite moving

Dominic Cummings made his name denouncing what he regarded as a hypocritical Westminster elitism contemptuous of ordinary people. Now he is the face of it

Today in Brexit: - Pro-leave MP urges Polish government to thwart will of UK parliament. - Arch-Brexiteer James Dyson relocates his business from UK to Singapore - Sony leaves UK for Holland - EU confirms no-deal crash-out would lead to hard border

Tory MP and former minister tell me: "This is a Cabinet of fools led by a hollow narcissist who is nothing without his Svengali.“

Damning evidence against those who became Trump’s enablers

From both Trump and his allies in Europe, the echo of the 1930s is getting louder. My column

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