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1 December 2021

Subscriber of the Week: Steve Khan

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By New Statesman

What do you do?

Independent legal consultant.

Where do you live?

The small hamlet of Liverpool.

Do you vote?

Since I was able to, always.

How long have you been a subscriber?

About ten years.

What made you start?

I picked up a copy on holiday and couldn’t put it down.

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Is the NS bug in the family?

Unfortunately not.

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What pages do you flick to first?

The Back Pages.

How do you read yours?

Steadily through the week, then I cut out any interesting or historic photos for my journal.

What would you like to see more of in the NS?

Coverage of the law in relation to social matters.

Who are your favourite NS writers?

Stephen Bush, Louise Perry, Gary Younge.

Who would you put on the cover of the NS?

Nazir Afzal.

With which political figure would you least like to be stuck in a lift?

Jacob Rees-Mogg.

All-time favourite NS article?

Recently, Sophie McBain on sexual assault in schools.

The New Statesman is…

A voice of reality among the untruths and misinformation.

This article appears in the 01 Dec 2021 issue of the New Statesman, The virus strikes back