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21 June 2023

Subscriber of the week: Sid Stace

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I am a retired social worker.

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Bristol.

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Always.

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Not sure. I’ve been reading since 1960.

What made you start?

Undertaking British Constitution A-level, I discovered it at school.

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Contents.

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More European comment.

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Kevin Maguire. Every serious magazine needs a leavening of snarky gossip.

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Clement Attlee.

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Jacob Rees-Mogg.

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This article appears in the 21 Jun 2023 issue of the New Statesman, The AI wars