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A street mural of an NHS nurse wearing a face mask in Shoreditch, London. (Mike Kemp / In Pictures via Getty Images)
Can Britain Survive Boris Johnson?
Every Thursday at 8 pm, I open my front door, step out, and bang a saucepan. My neighbors, most of whom I have not seen since the previous Thursday, are there too. Clapping, clanging, banging garbage can lids. We come out to cheer the National Health Service.
What, precisely, are we making noise for?
Today’s social movements, from #ClapForCarers to #MeToo, are often a meme in pursuit of a meaning
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Stranger in a Strange Land – Encounters in the Disunited States
book review
'It often takes an outsider to look inside. This is especially true of the United States.'
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