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Elvis Costello isn’t erasing ‘Oliver’s Army’ over an offensive lyric – he’s safeguarding it

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The veteran singer-songwriter has retired one of his biggest songs over the inclusion of a racial slur. This is an effective act of political correctness, writes Louis Chilton – not self-censorship, but basic human decency
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