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The writer talks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, insects, and contemplating life and death.
By harnessing the idealism and ambition that inspired the postwar generation, Britain can remake itself once more.
The Corbyn ally was accused of threatening a journalist and misleading the public over her knowledge of her son’s drugs conviction.
The founder of Aardman Animations on the Magic Roundabout, Tudor portraits and Trump.
The lamentable irony of the project is that it has left Britain ever less capable of addressing the very discontent that produced the Leave vote.