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Jeremy Corbyn’s first move as leader?

If, as expected, Jeremy Corbyn wins the Labour leadership election, he will immediately have a historic opportunity to change political culture for the better, for good. What’s more, it’s an opportunity he will have no choice but to take.

News and Events

  • THE WORLD TONIGHT – BBC RADIO FOUR. Talked about destruction of temple at Palmyra on last night's programme. Listen again here at 21:15. #
  • NEWSDAY – BBC WORLD SERVICE. Talking about  destruction of temple at Palmyra on today's programme. Listen again here at 25:15. #
  • BBC RADIO FOUR – THE WORLD TONIGHT. I popped up in Paul Moss's report on alternative funerals (fortunately not my own) on 3 August. You can listen to it here at 22:19. #
  • WILDERNESS FESTIVAL - CORNBURY PARK, OXON, 9 AUGUST. Talking in the Fiction tent at 1pm on Freedom Regained. More details here. #
  • BACK TO SCHOOL – LONDON, 14 SEPTEMBER. "Come back to philosophy class for the evening with the teacher you wish you’d had – bestselling author and philosopher Julian Baggini". At Guardian HQ, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Full details and booking here. #

What is Microphilosophy?

Small thoughts about big subjects; big thoughts about small things; seeds of thought, scatttered to either take root or not; plus short links to longer work. Microphilosophy is the website of the writer Julian Baggini.

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