I wrote about my favourite place in São Paulo (not for the first time) in Domus, the Italian architecture and design magazine. My piece about the reclaiming of urban space in central SP came out in issue 1043 (Feb 2020) of the magazine. An online version is here.
And so that seems to be that. The left-populist experiment across Europe has fizzled out. A decade since the global financial crisis and nothing to show for it. It’s devastating, really. The ‘red wall’ did indeed crumble, and far more than I had even imagined/predicted. One after another, constituencies formerly based in steel or coal … Continue reading Hate to say it, but #BrexitWouldveWon
Understanding Left and Right’s differing relationship to politics would help clarify Glaser’s conundrums. She repeatedly sets up oppositions she claims to be irresolvable – they’re not.
In late July, I penned a number of articles for The Brazilian Report: conspiracy theories, narrative battles, centrism and the centre.
When in my late teens/early 20s (very much Peak End-of-History), I desired that the name socialism be affixed to my political ideas or those that I agreed with. You know the gist: “this is what socialists should do”, or “this is what communists think”, and so on. That the stamp of political identity be inked … Continue reading Socialism as the name of its opposite