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23 March 2022

Subscriber of the Week: Remy Leaf

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Enterprise software sales.

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Oakland, California.

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Yes, my mum is my proxy.

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​Coming up on three glorious years.

What made you start?
​I needed an insightful and balanced overview of politics back home.

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I’m working on it.

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Always the Leader.

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Methodically and in a linear fashion, plucking the articles like petals off a flower. It has to be the physical copy.

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Interviews with local MPs.

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Emily Tamkin.

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Jacinda Ardern.

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​Donald Trump.

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​“We Can’t Breathe” by Gary Younge.

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This article appears in the 23 Mar 2022 issue of the New Statesman, A Dream of Britain