The LRB has published a round-table of contributions on the current crisis of British politics. I’ve focused on the worrying degree to which the radical right has now pulled away from the rest of the political spectrum, turning against compromise, parliament and Whitehall.
Blogpost for PERC, looking at the propaganda and enforced optimism, which are central to the new Conservative Brexit strategy.
Over the past three years, I’ve been editor of a series of essays on the topic of sustainable prosperity, published by CUSP (where I’m a Co-Investigator). The final one is by me, entitled Green Populism?: Action and Mortality in the Anthropocene.
My piece in London Review of Books, on the Tory leadership contest and the lies that it generates.
Op-ed published in The New York Times, on the Conservative leadership election.
I discussed Nervous States with Richard Cockett from The Economist, and the possible routes forward for an evidence-based politics.
Essay on Brexit and the crisis of representative democracy, published in London Review of Books.
This podcast interview with Jamie Powell and Thomas Hale explores central themes from Nervous States, especially in relation to economics and economic policy.
In advance of my participation in this week’s Sydney Writer’s Festival, I spoke at length to Phillip Adams about Nervous States, host of Late Night Live.
Article published in openDemocracy on the convergence of comedy and politics.