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Lola Seaton is an associate editor at New Left Review and a contributing writer at the New Statesman.
Seth Rogen’s protest against bad reviews misunderstands the role of the critic in the fight against mediocrity.By Lola Seaton
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Two new books trace the history of global inaction over the climate emergency, and seek to identify the culprits.By Lola Seaton
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