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I Think I Love You

“ossibly the creepiest and weirdest bubblegum love song ever written, I Think I Love You is little heard today, beyond its deployment as an ironic pointer to a different kind of teen sensibility than that currently ‘enjoyed’ by the youth of the West.”

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Divisions

Berlin Wall: 

Who could have thought the Age of Division would begin like this? Probably not George H. W. Bush, Eric Honecker or Mikhail Gorbachev (or indeed, most observers).

Brexit: 

Its historical reach will only be revealed (slightly inevitably) as the years and associated events pass, and once we can all finally stop talking (and bickering) about Brexit.

History



History repeating: Expect to see growing reports of direct action and stunts not dissimilar to those executed by Extinction Rebellion, but delivered by an increasingly angry, detached lockdown generation which sees itself as no longer having anything left to lose. 

Perhaps Marx was right after all and history is indeed about to repeat itself as a farce. 

Or possibly as something more sinister.


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Products

Mini: 

The original (and much smaller) Mini is considered to be an icon of the 60s and its space-saving front-wheel-drive layout has influenced a generation of car-makers.

Concorde: 

Part of the appeal of Concorde, even to this day, is in its design and aesthetic, in the graceful sweep of the delta wing, in the perky nose and the long, thin passenger cabin.

Pop


A sassier and smarter diva re-emerges with an iconic album featuring a gay anthem (or two).

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Lawfare

“The strategic use of legal proceedings, systems and institutions to damage, intimidate or hinder an opponent or to deter an individual's use of their legal rights.”