Triumph of American Idealism (Redux)

I was on the Scottish anti-capitalist podcast Contercast, to discuss my essay, published in Damage in June 2020, on the global BLM and the Americanisation is portends. The essay seems to have caught onto something experienced more widely, as it was cited in a handful of other places, on similar themes. Gregor Baszak noted the Continue reading Triumph of American Idealism (Redux)

Political elite has lost grip, left can’t take advantage

I was on The Real News this week discussing a(nother) mad week in Brazil. There are effectively four major threads to anti-corruption charges now, two against Temer/PMDB and two against Lula/PT. I won’t recap them here but instead tease out some deeper implications of what I said on the programme. (For a good summary, Stephanie Nolen Continue reading Political elite has lost grip, left can’t take advantage