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Chatter #228 – Otto English on Creeping Authoritarianism and Extreme Polarisation In UK Politics

There have been several disparate but converging forces operating within the UK over the past few years – a creeping authoritarianism, increasing polarisation and politicisation, and the pandemic and all it’s associated problems. The issue for me is that too often the first two are dismissed as irrelevant due to the pandemic, when…

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“This war will never end, because powerful people fear democracy.” – Gavin O’Toole

As part of our series on how technology is changing journalism, we’re asking journalists young and old how they think the industry is evolving. Gavin O’Toole is a freelance journalist, editor and copywriter in London. He has worked for some of the UK’s leading newspapers including The Guardian, Observer and Financial Times, and…

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