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We are all Stalinists on Syria

Western politicians must try to frame policy that takes account of oscillations in public sentiment

Little hope for moderates in Labour

There is a reasonable chance that Gordon Brown will turn out to have been the party’s last premier

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Wanted: space tourists

Notebook: The first commercial spaceport is a vast monument to human ambition, writes Leslie Hook

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C4 is the perfect home for ‘Bake Off’

Acquiring the show is an expression of the UK broadcaster’s unique model, writes David Abraham

Young programmer in headphones working on new project

AI too important to leave unmanaged

Investors are scrambling to understand how technology will enable wealth to be created and destroyed

How Palmer upended the business of sport

It is hard to recall that 50 years ago the professional sportsman was little more than a vassal

Men without work

Nicholas Eberstadt underestimates the number of men in the US set to be unemployed due to technology

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McDonnell’s policy speech plays to crowd

The Labour shadow chancellor told activists exactly what they wanted to hear, writes Sebastian Payne

Easy steps to improve Europe’s economies

Don’t let Brexit distract the EU from the low-hanging economic policy fruit

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The art of defrauding America

Reality TV star turns liberal media values and voter cynicism to his advantage

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