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Paul Auster: ‘I’m going to speak out as often as I can, otherwise I can’t live with myself’ | Books | The Guardian

The novelist on Trump’s America and publishing the book of his life at 70 Source: Paul Auster: ‘I’m going to speak out as often as I can, otherwise I can’t live with myself’ | Books | The Guardian Advertisements

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Sochi 2014: world authors join protest against Putin

Sochi 2014: world authors join protest against Putin. (Guardian 6 Feb 2014) Russia’s anti-gay and blasphemy laws threaten freedom, says open letter signed by more than 200 writers from 30 countries     More than 200 prominent international authors, including

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Editors on the NSA files: ‘What the Guardian is doing is important for democracy’ | World news | The Guardian

Editors on the NSA files: ‘What the Guardian is doing is important for democracy’ | World news | The Guardian. On Thursday the Daily Mail described the Guardian as ‘The paper that helps Britain’s enemies’. We showed that article to

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The Snowden files: why the British public should be worried about GCHQ | World news | The Guardian

The Snowden files: why the British public should be worried about GCHQ | World news | The Guardian. When the Guardian offered John Lanchester access to the GCHQ files, the journalist and novelist was initially unconvinced. But what the papers

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Consciousness: why bother? | Chris Frith | Science | guardian.co.uk

Consciousness: why bother? | Chris Frith | Science | guardian.co.uk. Friday 2 March 2012 12.27 GMT The collection of abilities and experiences that we call the mind emerges from the brain, so the study of the brain can provide important

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NSA surveillance is an attack on American citizens, says Noam Chomsky | World news | guardian.co.uk

NSA surveillance is an attack on American citizens, says Noam Chomsky | World news | guardian.co.uk. Governments will use whatever technology is available to combat their primary enemy – their own population, says critic. Noam Chomsky has praised the Guardian’s

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