politics and the economy
A culture war masquerading as a youthquake
12 June 2017
There’s an ugly strain to the media celebration of young voters.
Generational revenge: the politics of ageism
24 May 2017
The youth vote is being marshalled to punish the elderly.
Populism on the ropes? Don’t be so sure
15 May 2017
Macron's win is a small victory for a Euro-establishment in crisis.
Does Erdogan have a right to hold rallies in Europe?
13 March 2017
Not necessarily, no. But we should let him where possible.
There IS an alternative
25 January 2017
Brexit and other populist revolts create the space for a new politics.
2016: A war of words against the people
26 December 2016
The anti-populist rhetoric of the elite is now off the scale.
5 December 2016
These ballot-box uprisings are more liberal than the elites they’re targeting.
Populism: a defence
29 November 2016
Anti-populism is often just anti-democracy.
Fidel Castro: A tragic cold war figure
26 November 2016
How the US and Soviet Union helped turn Castro into a dictator.
Brexit pity parties show how out of touch academia is
Times Higher Education,
14 July 2016
The mournful mood on campus and the disparagement and silencing of Leave supporters betray an isolated scholarly class.