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Bubbles: Being different things to different people

"We're all together, all the time, and that is fundamentally harmful to us and to society at large."

Journalist and author Marie Le Conte on bubbles, for Festival of Debate 2021.

Marie Le Conte is a French-Moroccan journalist living in London.

She was the Evening Standard’s political diarist and BuzzFeed’s media and politics correspondent before going freelance in July 2017.

She writes features about British politics, running the Unparliamentary Language column in House Magazine since early 2019, and previously wrote a column called Commons Confessions for Vice.

Her book Haven’t You Heard…? Gossip, Politics and Power came out in September 2019, and was one of the i newspaper’s books of the year, as well as one of the Telegraph’s political books of the year.

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