John le Carre

‘History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose.’ John le Carre

May 29, 2009 · 1 min read

‘History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose.’ John le Carre



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Phil Hearse explores the worldwide allegiances which bind rising fascist movements across the world into a coordinated force.

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Criminalising political opposition in Catalonia

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The age of environmental breakdown

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