It is time to see Donald Trump for what he is: a cartoon-like human embodiment of the doctrine of personal greed.
Last Wednesday I met an American travelling abroad. He told me that his reaction to the election of Donald… Read more Donald Trump is the President-elect! Whatever Next?
The US election result overturns the Mandelson-Blairite doctrine of winning elections by setting up camp firmly in the middle ground. Without… Read more Brexit and the US Election: Truth is Negotiable
Lessons from the US elections
The neoliberal experiment of ‘privatisation’ and ‘incentivizing’ has damaged prison services acutely in recent years.
The context of the film is a welfare system that seems bent on dehumanizing all those who come into contact with it.
When the apportioning of blame is so clearly paradoxical it makes sense to ask who is controlling the narrative.
The UK is one of the least anti-Semitic countries in Europe. Anti-Semitic crime amounts to only 1.4% of all faith- and race-related hate crime. Yet, among the policy changes recommended in this report is a broadening of the definition of anti-Semitism. Those who may wish to be critical of the Israeli Government, particularly with respect to the Palestinian issue, are likely to feel inhibited if not silenced by this new definition of anti-Semitism. This report can only be seen as a cynical attempt to inhibit freedom of speech and political debate.
The exciting thing about Churchill’s plays is that one is constantly confronted by new ways of constructing meaning.
The evidence of rising xenophobic tendencies in the UK should not be lightly dismissed.