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Podcasts from Spectator writers
This is what happens when you cultivate a culture of apology without forgiveness
By Kat Rosenfield
Some young people would prefer to be nurtured than respected
Twitter’s ‘what’s happening’ sidebar enables the mob to pile on
Science & Tech
Complex issues are now reducible to cutesy infographics and simple sloganeering
We all know Donald Trump’s new ‘desk’ website is a blog. The question is, does he?
The public-health mess of the outdoor protest
The politics of relocating pups
It’s not going to happen
Rebellion used to be sexy, and bad used to be so, so good
A foolish flirtation, an old tweet, a professional miscalculation that aged poorly: it’s all there, ready to be exhumed and trotted out
Lindsey Boylan accused the New York governor of sexual harassment on Twitter. But she doesn’t want to talk to the press about it
As inclusion initiatives go, this is about as cheap as it gets
As the first round of polls close and we await the results, I understand that I have no idea what’s going to happen
After four years of dialed-up-to-11 political engagement, does all that energy just evaporate?
At last, we’ve got him
Ellie Kemper and Twitter’s Two Minutes Hate
Amy Chua and the age of infantilization
Marilyn Manson and the death of the bad boy
Vaxxed lives matter!
How politics ruined Instagram
Stop trying to make ‘sexy Prince William’ happen
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