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Ben Cobley
Blogger, A Free Left Blog
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Writer of 'A Free Left Blog'. Journalist by trade. Independent-minded liberal-lefty. Ex-Labour member. Not tribal. Into philosophy, books, music.

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Nov 19, 2017

RT @Joannechocolat: 250 million people in the UK visited libraries last year. That's more than went to tourist attractions, live music… 

Nov 19, 2017

RT @DamCou: I've said before that current Labour anti-Semitism is a lot like 1980s Labour anti-black racism. This thread is a perfect echo…

Nov 19, 2017

“Groups tend to hold together through keeping to the surface of things; shared superficiality keeps people together by avoiding difficult, divisive, personal questions.” ~ Richard Sennett

Nov 19, 2017

@DanthebeemanBee yes, but it's possible to be very clever and stupid at the same time.

Nov 19, 2017

Richard Branson is a "public school O-level thicko". Emma Thompson "camouflages her blazing intolerance with English irony".

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