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15 September 2021

Subscriber of the Week: Christopher Adams

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What do you do?

Professional skills trainer by day, PhD researcher by night.

Where do you live?

South London.

Do you vote?

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How long have you been a subscriber?

I re-subscribed last year after a break.

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What made you start?

Lockdown cut me off from library copies.

Is the NS bug in the family?

My wife grabs issues as I put them down.

What pages do you flick to first?

The contents pages.

How do you read yours?

In spurts over two days.

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

Within reason, more diverse, even somewhat disagreeable, opinions.

Who are your favourite NS writers?

Emily Tamkin and Stephen Bush.

Who would you put on the cover of the NS?

John Maynard Keynes.

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

Nigel Farage.

All-time favourite NS article?

Any of those recently exposing our dire rule by chumocracy.

The New Statesman is…

An unusually considered voice.

This article appears in the 15 Sep 2021 issue of the New Statesman, The Fateful Chancellor