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Jack Unsworth

Caricatures: Bursting The Opinion Bubble

Anyone who has been following the news recently, or not been keeping their head unusually deep in some sand, will have encountered opinions …

Anyone who has been following the news recently, or not been keeping their head unusually deep in some sand, will have encountered opinions 

Interface: Web fiction serial

On 21 April this year, Reddit user _9MOTHER9HORSE9EYES9 posted a small, forgettable comment on the social network that seemed like the stran…

On 21 April this year, Reddit user _9MOTHER9HORSE9EYES9 posted a small, forgettable comment on the social network that seemed like the stran

Sanctions: No-one knows what to do

As a man prone to bouts of depression, unemployment is nothing new to me, but the changes that the benefits system are currently undergoing …

As a man prone to bouts of depression, unemployment is nothing new to me, but the changes that the benefits system are currently undergoing 

Soft Power: State-manufactured pop and space exploration

The Chinese state, wishing to increase its ‘soft power’ - as opposed to the ‘hard power’ of economic and military strength - is trying to cr…

The Chinese state, wishing to increase its ‘soft power’ - as opposed to the ‘hard power’ of economic and military strength - is trying to cr

Olympics: The circus is coming to town

The London 2012 Olympics are hurdling towards us at break neck cost, not just to our taxes but, it would seem, increasingly to our civil lib…

The London 2012 Olympics are hurdling towards us at break neck cost, not just to our taxes but, it would seem, increasingly to our civil lib

Jarrow Marches: Give us jobs!

There's always one who keeps the revolution waiting and, as I was running five minutes late to meet the marchers on a drizzly Thursday morni…

There's always one who keeps the revolution waiting and, as I was running five minutes late to meet the marchers on a drizzly Thursday morni