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)

What’s the opposite of these PPE/Énarque/Beltway weirdos?

On Populism and ‘Honest Politicians’ Corbyn has been praised for being an honest man, that rarity — an authentic politician. Yet his lack of success has brought criticism (and not just from the right of his own party and other centrists) for not ‘playing the game’. So which is it? Neither. The surprise upsurge – Continue reading What’s the opposite of these PPE/Énarque/Beltway weirdos?