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I stand with Rose McGowan, but I don't support the Twitter boycott. Women need to shout louder than ever, not silence ourselves 13 Oct 2017, 12:00pm I stand with Rose McGowan, but I don't support the Twitter boycott. Women need to shout louder than ever, not silence ourselves
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What does a boycott do but shelve women's and, crucially, sexual abuse survivor's opinions for a day?
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I work for the DWP as a Universal Credit case manager – and what I've seen is shocking 13 Oct 2017, 11:40am I work for the DWP as a Universal Credit case manager – and what I've seen is shocking
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I see so much suffering on a daily basis. Case managers like me are well-trained to deal with any claimants threatening suicide, simply because it's become such a frequent occurrence
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There are people like Harvey Weinstein in every industry – and it's all of our responsibilities to recognise abuse 13 Oct 2017, 11:33am There are people like Harvey Weinstein in every industry – and it's all of our responsibilities to recognise abuse
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The man who not so long ago was one of Tinseltown's greatest titans has told reporters he is seeking help for sex addiction, which is an outrageous attempt to dodge the reality of his behaviour
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Gucci has banned fur – but can high fashion ever be ethical? 13 Oct 2017, 11:22am Gucci has banned fur – but can high fashion ever be ethical?
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Most designers' eco-credentials are so threadbare they could be inscribed on the back of a postage stamp
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No Prime Minister is better than this Prime Minister 13 Oct 2017, 10:57am No Prime Minister is better than this Prime Minister
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Please send your letters to letters@independent.co.uk
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I'm an addict – so I know that what Harvey Weinstein has isn't called addiction 13 Oct 2017, 10:51am I'm an addict – so I know that what Harvey Weinstein has isn't called addiction
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Weinstein is begging our compassion: 'I know I hurt these women, but it's an addiction! I need a second chance!' No mate, you messed up your second chance the second time you treated a young woman as your personal plaything
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13 Oct 2017, 10:04am The UK should never have let the EU get away with being both judge and jury for Brexit
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The perception of weakness and division in our government only encourages the hardliners on the other side of the Channel in the virtue of their inflexibility
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Queer cinema still finds it hard to be honest about gay sex, misogyny and whiteness 13 Oct 2017, 9:36am Queer cinema still finds it hard to be honest about gay sex, misogyny and whiteness
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When I was 16, I had sex for the first time and tried to recreate a scene from Brokeback Mountain. That was a big mistake
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The Queen has seen 12 US Presidents come and go during her reign – but she's never seen anything like Trump 13 Oct 2017, 9:27am The Queen has seen 12 US Presidents come and go during her reign – but she's never seen anything like Trump
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It would be hard to imagine a world more different to the monarchy than the shiny gold-coated tat that sums up the Donald's signature style
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Nick Clegg is the only politician who knows the solution to Brexit – MPs should take note 13 Oct 2017, 8:37am Nick Clegg is the only politician who knows the solution to Brexit – MPs should take note
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The former Lib Dem leader sees three possible outcomes: firstly, total failure in the negotiations; secondly, extending the Article 50 talks or stopping the clock; thirdly, the UK staying in the single market and customs union
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Gucci is finally going fur-free, but many designers still haven't – here are the ones you should avoid 13 Oct 2017, 7:24am Gucci is finally going fur-free, but many designers still haven't – here are the ones you should avoid
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The majority of designers and retailers get that we're not cave-people and that fur has no place in the 21st century, but others like Harvey Nichols are are actually reintroducing fur
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13 Oct 2017, 5:43am Mea Culpa: Going forward into the future, bearing clichés
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Style glitches and grammar misfires in this week's Independent
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