I reviewed Max Chafkin’s book on Peter Thiel, The Contrarian, for The New Statesman
‘Anti-equivalence: pragmatics of post-liberal dispute’ , looking at the fractious and warlike character of contemporary political discourse, is now published online by European Journal of Social Theory.
Essay in the London Review of Books, on how media and new technologies are harnessed to trigger ‘culture wars’.
Guardian Long Read on how closed groups are unsettling politics and public life.
My paper Anger Fast & Slow: Mediations of justice and violence in the age of populism is now published online by Global Discourse. This develops ideas first given as the 2018 Annual Lecture for the Queen Mary Centre for the History of Emotions.
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.