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Prashant Rao
Global Editor, | Before: London, Iraq | DMs open, message for Signal/WhatsApp/Telegram | PGP: D2894550F14E68E9 | prao@theatlantic.com
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Prashant Rao Nov 2
Hi — I’m not checking Twitter for the next couple weeks. If you need to reach me, email/WhatsApp/Signal are best. Catch you on the other side!
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Prashant Rao Nov 1
Replying to @BethanyAllenEbr @axios
Congratulations!
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Jeet Heer Nov 1
The idea that Eton serves the public (as against the ruling class) is a prime example of how plutocracy replicates itself through philanthropy
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Prashant Rao Nov 1
Not just Inbox Zero but Screen Zero! (I kinda cheated by snoozing some emails I can only address when I’m back)
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Robert Verkaik Nov 1
A timely American perspective on the Eton problem ......
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CJ McKinney Nov 1
"Officials in both London and Dublin are clear that if the talks had been left in the hands of technocratic EU negotiators, a deal would not have been reached."
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Anoosh Chakelian Nov 1
great piece by on "the very British problem" of private schools - funny to think the Social Mobility Commission has no position..
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Yasmeen Serhan Nov 1
Fun fact: Britain's private schools are called "public schools," in recognition of their public benefit (since they were founded as charities). But some folks are beginning to question whether these institutions really do serve the public. I took a look:
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Tom McTague Nov 1
The inside story of how Boris Johnson sealed his deal: A study of what personality and politics can achieve—or not—in an unequal power struggle against economic, legal and technocratic gravity
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LSE Sociology Nov 1
Check out this piece discussing the abolition of private schools in Britain, featuring 's work on the persistent propulsive power of the Clarendon Schools and the class ceiling
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Prashant Rao Nov 1
Replying to @jandersonQZ
I thought that's what Twitter was for
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Sam Friedman Nov 1
Thoughtful piece pondering the abolition of Britain’s private schools by featuring our work on the persistent propulsive power of the Clarendon Schools, and contributions by
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Paul Brody Nov 1
The Last Chance to Stop Brexit
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Mike Bird Nov 1
This is brilliant reporting by
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Emily Schultheis Nov 1
1/ Good morning! Yet another politician from Austria's far-right FPÖ is facing scandal over a pro-Nazi, anti-Semitic songbook in his far-right fraternity: (auf Deutsch)
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Prashant Rao Nov 1
As Britain gears up for an election in barely a month, several issues drowned out by Brexit will get an airing. One? Social mobility. Should Britain get rid of fee-paying schools to help address that? dives in
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Lee Elliot Major Nov 1
Low social mobility has led to “a disconnect between the elites and the rest of the country,” which partly drove the whole Brexit issue. My contribution in piece on that very British topic of the place of private schools
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David Phinnemore Oct 31
“Johnson is falling back on the conceit that he is different... that as he showed with his limited successes with Varadkar, with the EU, and finally with the Brexit deal in Parliament, he can bend British politics to his will” -
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Sunder Katwala Oct 31
Vg piece on Johnson-Varadkar and the Johnson-style by
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Yasmeen Serhan Nov 1
I took a deep dive into the world of British private schools and the ongoing debate over whether they are a solution to the country's stagnant social mobility—or part of the problem.
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