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Twitter Web App : Super interesting piece from the New Statesman archive online today: Patrick Wright writing in 1988 on Donald Trump, "a man who has broken all the limits but who has also reinvented morality". newstatesman.com/2020/10/ns-arc…

Buffer : Joe Biden has a 87.7% chance of winning the presidency, according to the New Statesman presidential election forecast model. newstatesman.com/international/…

Twitter Web App : How can film narrate the climate crisis? This is such a thought-provoking piece by India Bourke on the climate, but also on heroism and the role of the individual in history
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Buffer : "Technopopulism is unstable and unappealing, but it is likely to be with us for some time to come."

Chris Bickerton on how populists embraced the language of science and expertise. newstatesman.com/international/…

iPhone : As US president, Donald Trump has defended white supremacists, indulged despots, empowered conspiracists and celebrated police brutality.

This week's New Statesman leader on why his removal from office is essential if US democracy is to survive. newstatesman.com/international/…

Buffer : Subscribe now to the New Statesman for just ÂŁ12 and get full access to our US election hub including the latest forecast on the NS results model, a live blog with interactive charts and graphics, swing state stories, in-depths profiles and analysis: tinyurl.com/y46hujn5

Buffer : The US’s problems – the lack of universal healthcare, poverty, racial inequality, dilapidated infrastructure – did not begin with Mr Trump. But he has only worsened the nation’s social ills.

This week's Leader on why Trump and his clan must go: newstatesman.com/international/…

iPhone : "Containing neoliberalism will come less in edicts from the Alps or Saint Peter’s Square than in what the Germans call Maulwurfsarbeit, the work of the mole." Quinn Slobodian on the many obituaries and afterlives of neoliberalism: newstatesman.com/politics/econo…

Buffer : "When was I happiest? Riding my bike on a cool New England evening, burned firewood in the air, heading home." newstatesman.com/culture/qa/202…

Buffer : Kirsty Williams’ retirement is a blow and a missed opportunity for the Liberal Democrats, writes Stephen Bush. newstatesman.com/2020/10/kirsty…

Buffer : Downing Street isn’t ready for a Joe Biden victory – but not for the reason you think, writes Stephen Bush.
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Buffer : The UK has the highest Covid-19 hospitalisation rate in Europe after Belgium.

Michael Goodier on how the UK’s second wave compares to those across the continent:
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Buffer : The fantasy of neoliberalism’s demise may be pleasurable for some, especially on the left, but it lives on in the scrum of interests and institutions, writes Quinn Slobodian. newstatesman.com/politics/econo…

Buffer : Most people support restrictions over Christmas – so why won’t they quarantine? @anoosh_c reports on exclusive polling.
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Buffer : If the betting markets accurately reflect the true state of play, then the US president stands a reasonable chance of victory, writes Patrick Scott.
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Buffer : Donald Trump’s challenger doesn’t evoke strong emotions in voters, but that may play to his advantage.

Ben Walker on what focus groups say about Joe Biden’s appeal: newstatesman.com/world/2020/10/…

Buffer : The Tories are not only misunderstanding the country’s mood, but poverty itself, writes @anoosh_c. newstatesman.com/politics/welfa…