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Josh Spero

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Josh is the editor of Spear's magazine. He has written for The Times, The Independent, The Guardian, the Economist and the National Theatre. He is a regular guest on CNBC and has been interviewed on the BBC World Service and other TV and radio channels.

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It began as a Christmas present in the bleakest of winters. In December 1939, as war engulfed Europe, Bertolt Brecht sent a poem to the exiled...