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The theme of this podcast is quite dark. As writers and academics are being muzzled and dismissed for transgressions of free speech, the juggernaut of authoritarianism seems to be careering downhill, bringing us to a place that has increasingly chilling parallels with Nazi Germany.
A more optimistic podcast will follow, I promise! It’s important to recognise that there are some dark things going on. And only when we face that darkness can we start to overcome it.
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