Naomi Klein

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Will it be July or September? Whenever it is, it will be to a much changed world. In China, normality is creeping back. Shops are reopening. Pe(...)

Actor Jane Fonda (centre) is arrested with other activists like Jodie Evans (right)  while protesting against climate change on Capitol Hill in Washington last Friday. Photograph: Jared Soares/The New York Times

The night before Jane Fonda was arrested in Washington again last week, a member of her social media team asked whether she would consider writin(...)

Keira Knightley: ‘If I’m asked my opinion, I don’t have a problem giving it.’ Photograph: Ryan Pfluger/New York Times

The role of Katharine Gun in Official Secrets is played by Keira Knightley. Earlier this summer, a few weeks before her second child was born, Knightl(...)

Canadian author, journalist and social activist Naomi Klein: “We are in this period of this profound social fragmentation and one of the things that this framework gives us is a sense of common purpose.” Photograph: Adam Berry/Getty

If we’re going to save the planet, do we have to get rid of capitalism first? It’s not an abstract question these days. As the traditional political l(...)

Historically, the postal vote was the only option for people with disabilities. Official designated polling stations were not accessible. Photograph: iStock

The American mid-term elections last November saw a powerful surge in the number of women elected. Within this cohort, an unprecedented number of Nati(...)

US president Donald Trump tweeted about Apple CEO Tim Cook, calling him Tim Apple to ‘save time’. Photograph:  Stringer/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump, self-professed “very stable genius”, gave the world some unintended brilliance last week in his praise for Apple chief executive Tim Coo(...)

Naoise Nunn: “I’m delighted to bring the ethos and the fun of Leviathan to the Library of Progress at Body&Soul later this month.”

The Time of My Life is a weekly column about a moment that changed someone’s life – for the better or the worse The venue was the Hub on Dublin’s Eus(...)

Edna O’Brien

The 2018 Hay Festival, in collaboration with The Pool, published this list of 100 books by women, including works by Iris Murdoch, Edna O’Brien, Maria(...)

Jenny Fran Davis: Everything Must Go digs into the transactional nature of relationships

“I’m supertired of selling parts of myself in exchange for love from other people.” The transactional nature of relationships is the nub of Everything(...)

Russell Brand: his podcast is a mix of intellectual interrogations, social justice advocacy and  musings on his drug addict past. Photograph:  Ken McKay/ITV/REX

Russell Brand is a (self-confessed) narcissistic celebrity but there is something undeniably charismatic about the articulate comedian whose new podca(...)

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