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Novelty and revolt: why there is no such thing as a Twitter revolution

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February 2011

Nadia Khomami

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February 2011

The world is seeing an increase in the use of social media as a tool for mobilisation and protest. The so-called ‘Twitter revolution,’ a...

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Interview with Tom McCarthy

Fred Fernandez Armesto

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Issue No. 1

For those expecting him to be, as the New Statesman called him, ‘the most galling interviewee in Britain’, Tom...

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February 2011

The dole, and other bailouts

Chris Browne

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February 2011

One of my first actions as a Londoner was to sign on for as many benefits as I could...

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February 2011

Old media, new year: China’s CCTV woos the nation’s netizens

Shepherd Laughlin

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February 2011

The CCTV New Year’s gala broadcast, known in Mandarin as Chunwan, is probably the most massive media event you’ve...

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February 2011

Red Shirts in Thailand

Sam Brown

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February 2011

The closest I had ever come to a protest was in 2003, in Bangkok, when I tried and failed...

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Issue No. 1

Interview with Paula Rego

Ben Eastham

Helen Graham

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Issue No. 1

Dame Paula Rego introduces me into her North London home with a crooked smile and a plate of biscuits....

(Un)timely considerations on old and current issues

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Donatien Grau

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Issue No. 1

Criticism has not been doing well lately. The London Review of Books, Europe’s biggest-selling literary publication, would no longer exist if it wasn’t being...

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Interview with André Schiffrin

Jacques Testard

Gwénaël Pouliquen

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Issue No. 1

André Schiffrin founded non-profit publishing house The New Press in 1990 after an acrimonious split with Random House –...

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January 2011

Futures Past: Monumental Memorials of Modern Berlin

Leila Peacock

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January 2011

Cities display a worship of history in the monuments and memorials that they choose to erect, through which the...

Interview with Tor Ulven

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January 2016

Cecilie Schram Hoel

Alf van der Hagen

TR. Benjamin Mier-Cruz

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January 2016

Tor Ulven gave this interview, his last, a year and a half before he died, leaving behind a language that had never been seen...

 

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