Double trouble


YOU can be this AND that.

Reading Naomi Klein’s latest book Doppelgänger has made me make sense of people, which is quite an achievement. Klein began writing the book because people kept confusing her with another writer, Naomi Wolf, whose views are diametrically different from hers. Thinking it was funny at first, she realised that this confusion had real world consequences with people attributing the strangest conspiracy theories to her when it was Wolf who was promoting them.

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Marina Mahathir , Musings column

   

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