Russell Brand

Russell Brand is an actor, comedian, and social commentator. In a foray into journalism in 2013, Brand was invited to guest-edit the October 24 'Revolution-themed' issue of the New Statesman. Find him on Twitter: @rustyrockets.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:30pm
Why I Oppose Anti-Semitism
The year is 1992, I am 16 years old. It is pacer, the Jewish feast of Passover; I am in Frinton On Sea, Essex, with the Hirsch family at the evening meal. Wine is drunk, there are incantations and Torah readings, my mate Matt's little sister is beautiful, the sense of family unity and tradition is...
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Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 11:36am
Philip Seymour Hoffman Is Another Victim of Extremely Stupid Drug Laws
Philip Seymour Hoffman's death was not on the bill.
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Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 7:51am
We Deserve More From Our Democratic System
I've had an incredible week since I spoke from the heart , some would say via my arse, on Paxman.
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Friday, October 25, 2013 - 7:47am
Before We Change the World, We Need to Change the Way We Think
When I was asked to edit an issue of the New Statesman I said yes because it was a beautiful woman asking me. I chose the subject of revolution because the New Statesman is a political magazine and imagining the overthrow of the current political system is the only way I can be enthused about politics.
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