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At Park View, I was one of only a handful of white British students from a middle-class home – and my education went far beyond the syllabus. I’m still not sure I’ll ever again experience anywhere as vibrant, warm and chaotic.
Since the Brexit referendum, polls have shown the number of Scots opposed to leaving the EU has only grown.
Those who wish to stop Brexit are not good-faith defenders of the principle of parliamentary sovereignty they now purport to champion.
The crisis of 1914 far eclipsed Brexit, and brought Britain closer to revolution than at any time since the 17th century.
How “the most dangerous spy in history” made his name.
Modern Europe’s political structure is based on the supposition that capitalism and democracy can be compatible – so the most urgent challenge of our times is reconciling the two.
By the turn of the millennium, it seemed that the Führer and Nazism had not just been comprehensively defeated but safely buried. But now, as globalisation fragments and national populists rise, we are not so sure.
The cognitive dissonance surrounding anti-vaxxers doesn’t simply reflect a mistrust of science, but a failure to situate oneself in another person’s position.
Controversial abortion laws threaten to bring a woman’s right to choose back before America’s highest court.
Never before has Britain had so many qualified graduates. And never before have their qualifications amounted to so little.
Our favourite game was a platform adventure called Croc: Legend of the Gobbos. Now that 20-odd years have passed and my friend has died, I dream about Croc.