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Charles Moore’s Notes: cheap trickery in the Economist’s assisted dying campaign

Plus: Horace Vernet’s North African paintings; charity fat cats; how a Cambridge college refused to treat me as a lady

28 November 2015

9:00 AM

28 November 2015

9:00 AM

Because, it says, of its ‘liberal values and respect for human dignity’, the Economist has put out a film about Emily, a 24-year-old Belgian woman, who wants assisted dying. She is physically healthy, and comes, the film assures us, from a happy family. She has suffered from severe depression since childhood, however.

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