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.@fotoole: When they say you can’t have a 2nd referendum in Scotland, remember the 2016 referendum was a 2nd referendum [on Europe]. #EdBookFest
.@fotoole: Democracy is not a one off thing. If you can’t think again & change your mind it’s not democracy. #EdBookFest
.@fotoole: Whatever you think of independence, the SNP published a 900 page document. Not forcing the Leave campaign to put something down on paper was catastrophic. #EdBookFest
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Here’s @yashalevine with chair @danielhahn02 at #EdBookFest Authors on stage
The internet has always had something to do with politics and with power. ~Yasha Levine
I am an emigrant from the Soviet Union. It was supposed to a utopia but it was collapsing when we left. When we got to the US, we were told there was a new utopia that would connect the world. It would democratise the world, was truly revolutionary. I believed the promise ~Levine
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Here’s Arundhati Roy with chair @NicolaSturgeon at #EdBookFest Arundhati Roy with Nicola Sturgeon
The night I won the Booker, I had a dream that I was a fish. A green hand came and picked me up and said, you are a very special fish. And I said, put me back! It was disconcerting... ~Arundhati Roy
When the sudden sharp turn to the right began, I had to declare my position that I am not on this bus. That led to a big backlash. ~Arundhati Roy
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