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Calling a spade a spade

Tom Shakespeare on why we’re in urgent need of a bit of plain speaking.

"I don't mean here to exalt the obnoxious, the downright rude", he writes, "but while civility is a virtue, I think we could do with a little more directness".

Producer: Adele Armstrong

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