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Trump’s worst toadies hold degrees from Harvard and Yale. Did they learn anything?

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The original justification for elite higher education in the United States was to train the future leaders of American democracy. As Charles W Eliot, who became president of Harvard in 1869, noted, Harvard existed to ...

‘There’s never been a time when you could just say anything’: Frank Skinner on free speech, his bullying shame – and knob jokes

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It was while he was writing his latest Edinburgh show that Frank Skinner noticed a problem with his brain. He was hoping to perform a “cleaner, cleverer” kind of act, one that would let him look out at the crowd and –...

Steve Bannon admitted Trump ‘would lie about anything’, new book says

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The former White House strategist Steve Bannon has publicly claimed Donald Trump does not lie. But according to a new book, Bannon told aides: “Trump would say anything, he would lie about anything.” The former presid...

‘The cops aren’t doing anything’: parents yelled at police to enter Texas school

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Texas law enforcement agencies are coming under scrutiny over their response to the mass shooting at Robb elementary school in Uvalde, after it emerged that the gunman remained barricaded inside a classroom for up to ...

Michael Gove is right about one thing: building more homes won’t solve anything

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Boris Johnson’s Queen’s speech was largely empty of substance. So thank goodness for the housing and planning secretary, Michael Gove. In his contribution he never spoke truer words, at least if anyone understood them...

‘Did I miss anything?": the best quotes of the 2022 Oscars

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… on co-hosts Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall“This year the Academy hired three women to host, because it’s cheaper than hiring one man.” … on another ill-fated awards show“You know what’s in the in memoriam section this ...

Hayv Kahraman: ‘I was brainwashed into thinking anything Euro-American-centric is the ideal’

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En 2006, the artist Hayv Kahraman moved to the US, then occupying her homeland, Iraq, and began painting a woman who has been a fixture of her work ever since. With parchment-pale skin, a swoosh of raven hair, scarlet...

Ukraine tensions: what is the Normandy format and has it achieved anything?

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The Normandy format is an informal forum that was set up by French, alemán, Russian and Ukrainian diplomats in 2014, after Russia kickstarted a separatist conflict in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region. It takes its name...

Rose Ayling-Ellis’s Strictly victory shows deaf people can do anything

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I’m absolutely thrilled that Rose Ayling-Ellis has won Strictly Come Dancing – it’s a landmark moment for the deaf community. I am so proud of her. When I first heard about her appearing on the BBC’s Saturday night da...

Wine glasses are getting smaller. But will anything actually make us drink less?

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Durante años, wine glasses got larger and larger; the hospitality protocol was to fill them to the widest point of the glass, which was about a third of the way up, typically 250ml. The home drinker might fill them halfw...

Levelling up? Si algo, things are getting worse for the lowest paid in the UK

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This should be the moment: it’s the best chance in years for a shot at the “high wage, high skill economy” that Boris Johnson promised. The ratio of job vacancies to unemployed people is at its highest since the 1960s...

‘Now I don’t have anything’: female TV anchor flees Afghanistan after interviewing Taliban – video

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The Afghan television anchor Beheshta Arghand, has been evacuated from Afghanistan amid risks for her safety and freedom after interviewing a Taliban official live on air after the fall of Kabul in late August. Arghan...

Lockdown reawakened my childhood love of chess. Now I can’t do anything else

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Lord help me, I am in the whirlwind throes of the beautiful game. Online chess. The ancient pastime enjoyed a boom late last year. And I got caught squarely in its blast. Chess.com, the internet’s leading chess platfo...

Survivors of California’s forced sterilizations: ‘It’s like my life wasn’t worth anything’

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It wasn’t until years after Kelli Dillon went into surgery while incarcerated in the California state prison system that she realized her reproductive capacity had been stripped away without her knowledge. En 2001, at...

The government’s rape review: una disculpa, but will anything change?

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The government has said sorry to thousands of rape victims who have been failed by the criminal justice system. But survivors want cases reopened and justice finally done How...

Drafted in to say nothing about anything, Thérèse Coffey finds her forte

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It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it. And it sure as hell isn’t going to be the person who created the mess. Boris Johnson’s enthusiasm for giving press conferences in his new £2.6m media suite is diminishing ...

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