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Adrian Wooldridge
Political editor of The Economist and author of the Bagehot column. Retweets are not endorsements
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Will Davies 13h
Superb piece on the ascent of Chinese planning and decline of American oligarchy
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Bloomberg Opinion 40m
As the gap between winners and losers in our economies has grown, so has the divisiveness in our politics. But the cause of that divisiveness is not economic inequality in itself but the unconcealed sense of superiority of the winners, writes Mervyn King
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Bloomberg Opinion 1h
Scottish independence would be terrible for the U.K. and Scotland, but Brexit and Boris Johnson have made it popular
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The trans debate could cost this Cambridge porter his job via
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Intelligence Squared 8h
Has the pandemic exposed the weakness of the West? Why have East Asian countries done so much better than America and Europe in controlling the virus? + John Micklethwait explore with in this week's podcast 👉
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Adrian Wooldridge Oct 26
Delighted to see "The Wake Up Call" at #1 on Amazon's Movers and Shakers + #1 on journalistic writings
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Global Drucker Forum Oct 26
-4- Meet Peter F. Drucker: Erinnerungen an einen konservativ-christlichen Anarchisten Peter Paschek Ecosystem Edge Peter Williamson The Wake-Up Call If you are in Austria, our partner will deliver a range of books:
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stuart stevens Oct 25
It’s difficult to express how monumentally a Republican president must betray America to move the to endorse Barack Obama’s former VP.
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Adrian Wooldridge Oct 23
"A Biden victory would replace a president who, for all his quirks, supports Brexit—the most significant policy change in Britain for decades—with one who thinks that it’s a rookie mistake"
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Richard Straub Oct 25
Back to the Middle Ages? A thought-provoking piece by our friend "Today's leaders talk constantly about inclusion & win-win but have created a world in which the spoils go to a tiny minority & more and more people are cast into the wilderness."
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Auberon Waugh Diary Oct 25
25 Oct 1982: Gore Vidal: the brilliant American author whose name is sometimes mentioned in the same breath as Shakespeare, Proust, Gide, Liberace and Larry Grayson.
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Thomas Edsall Oct 24
Capitalism is in crisis. To save it, we need to rethink economic growth. – MIT Technology Review
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Bari Weiss Oct 24
“I’ve been called a genocide supporter, a white supremacist, and harassed; all for being publicly Jewish and I’ve seen the effect that the hostility has on my friends — they’re afraid to wear Jewish stars, Hebrew writing, or even Jewish Greek letters.”
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Adrian Wooldridge Oct 24
Watching the new Borat left me feeling simultaneously bored and unclean. Turned it off with a mighty sense of relief
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Adrian Wooldridge Oct 24
For 33 years, from 1964 to 1997, Britain has state-educated PMs. Since then, with the exceptions of Brown and May, our MPs have been the products of fee-paying schools (HT George Walden). What a condemnation of post 1960s educational policy!
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Eric Kaufmann Oct 23
Brilliant piece on Critical Race Theory and BLM debate from ⁦
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Adrian Wooldridge Oct 23
With the election of Trump, Britain could claim that it was in the slipstream of history; the election of an inveterate multilateralist like Biden would make it look as if it is stuck in a cul-de-sac while America moves on
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Adrian Wooldridge Oct 23
"A Biden victory would replace a president who, for all his quirks, supports Brexit—the most significant policy change in Britain for decades—with one who thinks that it’s a rookie mistake"
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Adrian Wooldridge Oct 23
My latest Bagehot, a Biden administration will make life even more difficult for Boris Johnson
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