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10 September 2013
Read why the Battle of Ideas 2013 essay

Claire Fox’s essay Why the Battle of Ideas 2013 argues ‘Untangling the ideas that shape policy and culture in today’s climate of intellectual disorientation can seem like an uphill task. While European politicians quibble about whether President Putin’s aide was right that Britain is a ‘small island nobody pays any attention to’, in the real world it’s the people of Europe who feel that nobody is paying attention, wherever they are from.’

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