Enemies of the people, on the podium and the chessboard

Enemies of the people, on the podium and the chessboard

This week I invite readers to reflect on the plot of Henrik Ibsen ‘ s play, An enemy of the people, which I once saw starring Sir Ian McKellen as Dr Thomas Stockmann. The play’s theme, exposing government corruption that had dire consequences for the whistleblower, accompanied by furious official cover-ups, became a figure of …

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