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Jonn Elledge is assistant editor of the New Statesman and editor of its sister site, CityMetric. He writes the Evening Call newsletter. You can find him on Twitter or Facebook.
The EU is bigger and scarier than the UK. And that has implications for trade negotiations.
The World Health Organisation will likely declare an international public health emergency this evening.
And yet, I can't shake the ennui.
It's the capacity, stupid.
I’ve spent years yelling at anybody who cares to listen that Brexit was a bad idea. If it turns out that I’m right about that, I won’t find any comfort in the fact.
It’s tempting to imagine that maybe if these people are finally talking about the dangers of climate change, we might actually move to take the steps required to fix this mess. And yet.
This won’t be the last time the government does something that contradicts its own environmental policy.
Is it just me, or is there something ever so slightly sinister about all this festival of joy stuff?
Clive Lewis alone doesn’t make the next stage.
This man is negotiating Brexit.