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Category - Paul’s Week in Politics

From Tito’s villa

I spent most of Wednesday afternoon at the villa once owned by Marshal Tito on the coast at Split. It’s a beautiful setting, with a private beach, swimming pool, bowling alley, capacious rooms and views across the...

Sobering up parliament

Congratulations if you, like me, have just completed a Dry January. My feeling of smugness at having not touched a drop of alcohol since new year’s eve is diluted somewhat by the fact that I am a moderate drinker, and...

The SWP and all that

Like a kind of Miranda (from the Tempest, not the woman who falls over on BBC1) in reverse, Laurie Penny has decided the Socialist Workers’ Party is a Bad Thing. She has looked at the comrades who hitherto she admired...

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