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Ali the Muscle

Johnny West

‘all individuality is collapsed by the dog-eat-dog language of ‘us and them’ into a choice between one of two separate, irreconcilable identities’

Johnny West

Johnny West is a journalist, writer and social entrepreneur. He joined Reuters in 1990 and was a correspondent in Europe and the Middle East. He left in 1996 to set up a news agency based on the Internet and was European Internet Journalist of the Year in 2000. His book Karama! Travels Through the Arab Spring, was the first book-length account to be published of the events now rocking the Middle East.

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