alan rusbridger

alan rusbridger


Editor @Prospect_uk. Chair @risj_oxford; @OversightBoard. Ex-EIC, Guardian. ex @lmhoxford. http://ARusbridger.com. Speaking agent: karen@chartwellspeakers.com

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“It’s the people in the middle who will suffer”. Considered reaction to today’s budget from @prospect_uk  @ellen_halliday  @PeterKellner1  and @alfie_stirling 

Wise words from Eric Beecher on media power. (And a littl @bit  about being sued by L Murdoch )

What journalism loses if Twitter fails….☹️

"Poor Gianni Infantino. The Fifa overlord must surely feel he's earned the right to sit back in Qatar’s air-conditioned stadiums and count the money" By @markdamazer  .

And the assorted settlements announced early in February 2022…

Just coming up to the two-month anniversary of @KwasiKwarteng 's ruinous "mini-statement.' Disowned now ('mistakes were made'), but how they cheered at the time!

Your cut out ‘n keep guide to UK prospects over the next three years, according to OECD. For the next time a talking head on the radio explains how well we’re doing (H/t @thetimes ⁩)

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What should Labour do about Brexit? An immediate return to the EU is out of the question. But restoring frictionless trade is vital. By @PeterKellner1 

Why are Conservatives out to wreck so many of our institutions? asks @julian_glover 

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Enough to sink most prime ministers…

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This 2019 picture - showing a disheveled Foreign Secretary at Florence airport sans security detail after a heavy weekend with the soon-to-be Lord Lebedev - seems to have disappeared from circulation. Has it suffered the same fate as the Bullingdon Club pix?

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We didn’t win two world wars to become a nasty, arrogant, bigoted, isolationist country that forgot the lessons of history as well as the cost of winning and sustaining peace

“i think he honestly believes that it is churlish of us not to regard him as an exception, one who should be free of the network of obligation which binds everyone else.” Boris Johnson’s school report, Eton, 1982

At times like this you can't improve on the wise words of the former permanent secretary of the MoD

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The Times’s handy cut out ‘n keep guide to the PM’s ‘apology’

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Those who wanted Brexit have had 899 days to show how it could happen. Now they can't, a small show of humility would be welcome. And maybe a willingness to consider returning to the relative unity we had as a country before 23/6/2016

How shaming to be a Johnson cabinet minister this evening and NOT resign ….

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