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12 October 2016

This week’s magazine | England’s Revenge

A first look at this week's issue.

By New Statesman

England’s Revenge
14 – 20 October issue 

Cover story: England’s revenge.
Martin Fletcher on the new nationalism – and Arron Banks, the man who bought Brexit.

George Eaton on Theresa May’s “hard Brexit” and the compromises to come.

Diary: Norman Tebbit on a new patron saint of England, his 60th wedding anniversary and the curse of “the social media”.

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Paul Mason: Why the Labour Party must end its epic sulk – and rescue the elite from the self-inflicted wound of Brexit.

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Will Self on Donald Trump, America’s fatberg.

Stephen Bush on the return of the Blair enforcer Nick Brown.

John McDonnell: Why Theresa May’s vision for bigger government shows that the left has finally won the argument.

Helen Lewis: How we turned Amanda Knox into a monster.

Peter Wilby: Why Shami Chakrabarti is a hypocrite on schooling.

Rowan Williams: Unfettered capitalism has hollowed out society. What comes next?

View from Greece: Yiannis Baboulias reports on the refugee crisis as winter sets in.

Daisy Dunn asks: is 2016 the worst year in history?

Kevin Maguire‘s Commons Confidential: How BoJo went down like a lead balloon with corporate titans.


Trends: Ben Myers investigates the cult-like appeal of the Wetherspoons pub.

David Hepworth compares memoirs by Brian Wilson and Mike Love of the Beach Boys.

Simon Wren-Lewis reads The Euro: and Its Threat to the Future of Europe by Joseph Stiglitz.

Ben Myers on Graeme Macrae Burnet’s Booker-shortlisted historical thriller.

Melissa Benn finds that Chris Mullin’s account of Labour’s struggles in Hinterland holds lessons for today.

Stephanie Boland admires Madeleine Thien’s Man Booker-shortlisted novel of music and silence, Do Not Say We Have Nothing.

Film: Ryan Gilbey finds a mix of grit and fantasy in Andrea Arnold’s American Honey and Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake.

Radio: Antonia Quirke listens to an Any Answers? caller who actually has some answers.

Television: Rachel Cooke discovers that Vice’s newest channel isn’t dross after all.

Mark Lawson on a fine turn by Tom Hollander in Patrick Marber’s dynamic revival of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties.

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