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Caroline Lucas: “Supporting calls for a referendum was the biggest mistake of my political life.”

The Green Party MP talks NGOs, Brexit—and the message she'd want to give to Albert Einstein

By Prospect Team   October 2019

Caroline Lucas, illustrated by Nick Taylor.

Which book are you most embarrassed to have never read?

Das Kapital.

If you could spend a day in one city or place at one moment in history, where and when would that be?

I’d go back to the day when Albert Einstein realised the potential of the atomic bomb and wrote to President Franklin D Roosevelt urging him to invest in a research programme to develop one. I’d warn him of the repercussions we’re still feeling today and stop him from sending…

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