In February I was invited by Marion Fourcade to give a lecture at Social Science Matrix, UC Berkeley. The lecture, based on various recent arguments and pieces of mine on neoliberalism, platforms and the crisis of liberalism, was entitled ‘The Problem of Trust in the Digital Public Sphere’. You can watch it here.
Comment piece on the crisis of trust in British government, originally drafted in October, now shared on the PERC blog.
Comment piece in The Guardian, on trends towards polarised, plebiscitary politics, and the problem they pose for liberalism.
Comment piece in The Financial Times, on how excessive loyalty in the political arena is normalising policy failure and clientalism.
In advance of the publication of This Is Not Normal: The Collapse of Liberal Britain, I discussed the themes of the book with Katrina Forrester, hosted by the RSA.
I discussed my forthcoming book This Is Not Normal: The Collapse of British Liberalism with New Humanist, reflecting on the book’s historical perspective and political implications.
Column written for The Guardian, on the Trojan Horse of Brexit and Boris, that contains as yet unknown policies and dangers.
Comment piece published in The Guardian, on the election and the end of liberalism.
I discussed Nervous States with Richard Cockett from The Economist, and the possible routes forward for an evidence-based politics.