politics and the economy
A liberal defence of populism
The American Interest,
20 December 2017
The Western elite’s populism-as-fascism meme is neither accurate nor helpful.
The rise of duty-free politics
14 November 2017
Boris’s Iran blunder reveals a political class with no sense of service.
Why I wrote a radical democratic defence of populism
22 August 2017
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.