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Where there was once soul and body, now there’s also a phone.
Sport’s obsession with being “inspirational” doesn't help public-health interventions – it hinders them.
In Britain, it used to be vulgar to comment on one’s food. Now, it’s a bit weird not to.
When a medium acquires new functions, it will need to be adapted by means of creating new forms.
How identity politics replaced class and the personal became political.
"We are entering a 19th century-style era of power politics in which you have bombast, summits and, almost, gun boats."
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