Comment piece for The Guardian, on the political and cultural consequences of Britain’s post-2008 model of capitalism, in which all the gains go to asset-owners.
I reviewed Maria Sobolewska and Robert Ford’s Brexitland, on the rise of Remain/Leave identities, for the London Review of Books.
A review essay, published at the New Left Review blog, on the history of The Spectator and what it tells us about Britain’s new political elite.
Column written for The Guardian, on the Trojan Horse of Brexit and Boris, that contains as yet unknown policies and dangers.
Blogpost on the hellish election campaign season, at Goldsmiths Political Economy Research Centre.
Comment piece published in The Guardian, on the election and the end of liberalism.
Column, coinciding with Conservative Party conference, published in The Guardian.
Article published in The London Review of Books, on Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Dominic Cummings.
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.