Tuesday 14 December
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14 December 2021
We discuss the Israeli prime minister’s visit to the UAE, and the Capitol Hill riot panel’s recommendation that Mark Meadows, Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, face criminal prosecution. Plus: urbanism news and the ghosts of Christmas past.
14 December 2021
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