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30 September 2020

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I work for an asset management business.

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East Dulwich, London.

Do you vote?

Yes, but only in the US at the moment.

How long have you been a subscriber?

Almost a year.

What made you start?

In NYC I read the New Yorker religiously and wanted something similar.

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Not yet.

What pages do you flick to first?

Jeremy Cliffe, Stephen Bush, Emily Tamkin and Helen Thompson.

How do you read yours?

Both online and in print.

What would you like to see more of in the NS?

Nothing to add here.

Who are your favourite NS writers?

The above, plus Brendan Simms and David Reynolds.

Who would you put on the cover of the NS?

Keir Starmer. Kamala Harris.

With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?

Trump and Nigel Farage.

All-time favourite NS article? 

Too many choices! 

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This article appears in the 30 Sep 2020 issue of the New Statesman, Twilight of the Union