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(155) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 11:51 AM

Away on holiday in a low signal land events in Paris are glimpsed as if through a crack in a door back to a terrible and confusing world.

This violence now though has the eerie familiarity and bilious dread of a recurring nightmare and can be pieced together with weary...

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Answer Time

(104) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 5:52 AM

I've just got home from recording BBC TV's political debate show Question Time and if you saw it and found it anti-climactic, I know how you feel.

Nigel Farage in the flesh, gin blossomed flesh that it is, inspires sympathy more than fear, an end of the pier, end of...

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Por qué me opongo al antisemitismo

(4) Comments | Posted September 1, 2014 | 1:53 AM

Estamos en 1992, tengo 16 años. Es el Pésaj, la Pascua judía; estoy en Frinton On Sea, Essex, con la familia Hirsch a la hora de la cena. Se bebe vino, se canta y se lee la Torah; la hermana de mi amigo Matt es bonita, el sentimiento de unidad...

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Perché sono contro l'antisemitismo

(10) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 4:57 AM

È il Pesach, la pasqua ebraica, del 1992. Ho 16 anni. Sono a Frinton On Sea, Essex, a cena con la famiglia Hirsch. Si beve vino, si fanno magie e si legge la Torah, la sorellina del mio amico Matt è bellissima, così come è bellissimo il senso di unità...

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Why I Oppose Anti-Semitism

(1024) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 12:19 PM

The year is 1992, I am 16 years old. It is Pesach, the Jewish feast of Passover; I am in Frinton On Sea, Essex, with the Hirsch family at the evening meal. Wine is drunk, there are incantations and Torah readings, my mate Matt's little sister is beautiful, the sense...

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(1153) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 4:49 PM

The news cycle moves so quickly now that often we learn of an event through other people's reaction to it. So it was when I arrived in Los Angeles to find my Twitter feed contorted with posts of fear and confusion.

I caught up with the sad malice in Woolwich...

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Remembering Margaret Thatcher, Britain's Unmaternal National Matriarch

(945) Comments | Posted April 9, 2013 | 3:26 PM

One Sunday recently while staying in London I took a stroll in the gardens of Temple, the insular clod of quads and offices between The Strand and The Embankment. It's kind of a luxury, rent-controlled ghetto for lawyers and barristers; there is a beautiful tailor's, a fine chapel, established by...

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