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15 March 2017

The New Statesman Cover | Brexit and the break-up of Britain

A first look at this week's magazine.

By New Statesman

17-23rd March issue
Brexit and the break-up of Britain

Cover story: Brexit and the break-up of Britain. Special issue with Andrew Marr, Douglas Alexander, David Torrance and George Eaton.

Quentin Sommerville reports from the front line in Mosul as the Iraqi army and Western allies advance on Isis.

Mehdi Hasan asks: what are the chances of impeaching Donald Trump?

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Emma Jacobs on the future of the gig economy.

Peter Wilby on kinky boots, Oxford colleges and how I once starred in fake news.

The Diary: Julie Burchill says modesty is overrated, and explains how she became a grand dame.

Helen Lewis finds the latest X-Men film strangely moving.

 

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Andrew Marr finds a prescient guide to Britain’s new tribal divisions in The Road to Somewhere by David Goodhart.

Melissa Benn reads feminist manifestos by Jessa Crispin, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Catherine Mayer and Jess Phillips.

Peter Wilby enjoys Adrian Addison’s expletive-strewn history of the Daily Mail.

Encounter: Barbara Speed meets the writer Andrew Solomon to talk about identity, family and belonging.

Yo Zushi asks: can celebrities remain the stuff of dreams in the age of social media?

Ben Myers celebrates a new life for Withnail & I at 30.

Helen Lewis reviews the Old Vic’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and Robert Icke’s new Hamlet.

Film: Ryan Gilbey finds Kristen Stewart right at home with European art-house cinema in Personal Shopper.

Television: Rachel Cooke enjoys the bonkers new US series Big Little Lies – but draws the line at BBC3’s Clique.

Radio: Antonia Quirke discovers high-quality broadcasting by students in Leeds.

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