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If it’s ok with you, I’ll flush the toilet myself

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If it’s ok with you, I’ll flush the toilet myself

An automated future looks dizzying. But visions of a wonder-clad world where everything is done for us mustn’t disguise our fundamental need to be productive

A political glossary to 2017, Part II

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A political glossary to 2017, Part II

Don’t know your safe-spacers from your snowflakes? Struggling to tell the difference between neo-Nazis and the alt-right? The Jackal is here to help

It’s about time we worked what we wear to the gym

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It’s about time we worked what we wear to the gym

Try as we might, we’ve not all got the bodies of models. So let’s stop dressing like them

A Thousand Words: The Story of ‘Mad Jack Churchill’

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A Thousand Words: The Story of ‘Mad Jack Churchill’

War photographs tell myriad tales of heroism, sacrifice and tragedy. Even so, few are more outlandish than those of ‘Mad Jack’

Rights and Responsibilities, The Jackal

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So you want your rights? What about your responsibilities?

The language of rights has dominated politics of late. But what of the language of responsibilities, asks Edward Davies?

It’s Masters week – cue an outpouring of cloying televised hyperbole

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It’s Masters week – cue an outpouring of cloying televised hyperbole

Augusta National is special. If only there was another way of saying it

How it feels to live in a (luxury) nuclear bunker

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How it feels to live in a (luxury) nuclear bunker

With Trump threatening to ‘deal with’ North Korea, The Jackal goes in search of suitable apocalypse-proof accommodation

Modern democracy, The Jackal

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Please don’t make us do democracy. We’re happy on our iPhones

Will Trump stay the course? Or will the resistance wear him down? Place your bets now, says our man in America

Put your handbags away Twitterati – losing doesn’t always mean you’re wrong

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Put your handbags away Twitterati – losing doesn’t always mean you’re wrong

David Baddiel reminds us that some arguments can take more than 140 characters to articulate

Trump’s rebellion has nothing on Lenin’s revolution

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Trump’s rebellion has nothing on Lenin’s revolution

Henry Foy, Foreign Correspondent for the Financial Times, proffers some thoughts on why Trump’s political posturing is wearing a little thin

What a time to be alive. No, really…

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What a time to be alive. No, really…

The world is going to hell in a handcart. Right? Five minutes on Twitter and you’d think so. But we’ve never had it so good, says The Jackal’s Editor-in-Chief

A political glossary to 2017, part I

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A political glossary to 2017, part I

They say that politics is a thinking man’s game. Permit Chris Hall to set the record straight – it’s an angry man’s game