Review of Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason by Justin E. H. Smith, published in the LRB.
Column, coinciding with Conservative Party conference, published in The Guardian.
I reviewed The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray for The Guardian Review.
Long Read published in the Guardian, on the ‘bias’ wars that now dominate our public sphere, and the challenge posed by ‘big data’ to the traditional media.
Article published in The London Review of Books, on Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Dominic Cummings.
I have a new paper published in the open access journal, Ephemera, on pulse-rate, wearable technology, real-time data and managerial efforts to ‘govern by rhythm’.
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.