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Going it alone in a foreign land

To friends, I framed my upcoming solo trip to Japan as an elaborate success: a woman unexpectedly dumped, taking off on her own to climb up hills and meditate. Inside, I was terrified. 

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New Statesman magazine

Power to the people

The rise of the new working-class Tories, by Simon Heffer and Stephen Bush.

Plus: Jeremy Cliffe on the fall of the Davos Man, Rachel Cooke on Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop and Rowan Williams on Oliver Cromwell

The free trade delusion

The UK may believe it can play the US and the EU off against each other. But it will soon collide with geopolitical reality. 


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