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1-7 October 2021


20 Spirit of the age

Bruno Maçães on the god-like ambitions of Big Tech

26 Letter from Paris

Andrew Hussey on the pundit-politician Éric Zemmour

3o The dark art of satire Anna Leszkiewicz meets Succession’s Jesse Armstrong

38 The end of the circus? Samuel Moyn on the fall and return of Donald Trump

42 How to be a Tory Emily Jones on conservatism’s intellectual void

46 Safe spaces

Erin Maglaque on the history and future of quarantine

Letter from Paris: on the “TV-friendly fascist” Éric Zemmour

59 Nature’s psychedelics John Burnside on the mind-altering power of plants

Showrunner: Jesse Armstrong

How plants augment reality

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