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NEIL DENNY [of HARRY’S PLACE]: Norman Geras 1943-2013

Neil Denny

[first published at Harry’s Place]

Norman Geras, the UK political blogger, academic, cricket buff, and Manchester United fan has died. His clear writing, his humour, and his humanity will be missed.

In the lead up to the Iraq war there was an explosion of generally left leaning political blogs, with an anti-totalitarian viewpoint, that the debate over the Iraq war and the wider war on terror was debated on. Norman started blogging in the aftermath of the invasion of Iraq with a short post “In the immortal words of Sam Peckinpah: Let’s go.”

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