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John Harris

John Harris

    Pussy Riot: A lesson in the power of punk
    Pussy Riot: A lesson in the power of punk
    The heritage of protest and provocation on which
    Unwrapping the Dylan enigma
    Unwrapping the Dylan enigma
    Imagine this: since you were 11 years old, you have been convinced Bob Dylan is a genius. You own every album he has ever made and your shelves are...
    Techno-fried brains
    Techno-fried brains
    Headlines in the British media recently focused on a report that stated that Britons spend more than seven hours a day watching TV, going online,...
    Climate crunch
    Climate crunch
    Unless they end in promises, and a treaty within months, Ed Miliband believes the Copenhagen talks will be a disaster. But can the British energy...
    Green vs greenbacks
    Green vs greenbacks
    According to Vanity Fair magazine, he is "the man of the hour" -- photographed by Annie Leibovitz at Iceland's Jökulsárlón glacier...
    Oh, little town of Bethlehem
    Oh, little town of Bethlehem
    Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity seems bizarrely quiet, given that it is Sunday morning. A young man dressed in a Harley Davidson T-shirt...
    Boring charity singles
    Boring charity singles
    This column would probably not exist if its author did not believe that music has the power to uplift, inspire, occasionally tilt the world off its...
    Apologies unaccepted
    Apologies unaccepted
    Like countless thousands I spent a good deal of Christmas watching my recently released Live Aid DVD box set. Much of it -- Sade, Simple Minds, Nik...