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Featuring new illustration from Molly Crabapple, essays by Orwell-Prize winner Iona Craig and Turkish novelist Ece Temelkuran, as well as interviews with writers Francis Spufford, DJ Taylor and Juliet Jacques and features on the hidden history of the Conservatives’ first ethnic minority MP, the mysterious world of epigenetics, and the curious tale of the World League for Sexual Reform.

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From this issue

A history of blasphemy

The revolutionary tradition of shouting in church

Autocracy 2.0

In the post-Soviet world, the party line has been overtaken by management speak

Interview: Eric Schlosser's Command and Control

The Pulitzer-shortlisted journalist reveals how close we came to accidental Armageddon



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