The Global Times has today published an interview with me about the Brazilianization of the World argument that I made in American Affairs earlier this year (tl;dr: my original, unedited responses are posted below). The Chinese paper had previously cited me in articles (here and here) that sought to use my argument about Western decline … Continue reading Interviewed in the Global Times (China)
A few months ago I was commissioned to write a thing about Bolsonaro, the thing. Or more specifically, about “the concept of Zombie Bolsonaro” for an Italian zine, Iconografie. My piece would accompany various images of Bolsonaro ill and in hospital – you can download the pdf here below. The English language original is republished … Continue reading Bolsonaro – La Cosa
I’ve reviewed HBO’s mini-series, The White Lotus, for Jacobin: The White Lotus Is a Perfect Satire of Today’s Rich
I was on Jacobin Magazine’s The Jacobin Show, on YouTube, to talk about my forthcoming book, co-authored with George Hoare and Philip Cunliffe, The End of the End of History.
I have an essay in American Affairs, arguing that decline and crisis in core capitalist countries is best understood a Brazilianization: not just inequality and oligarchy, but cynicism, anti-politics, indeterminacy, and the End of History – these are all facets of Brazil’s early encounter with the end of modernization, a process now afflicting even the … Continue reading Brazilianization of the World