New column for The Guardian, on the “animal spirits” that drove up Johnson’s value, and could quickly abandon him.
I reviewed Peter Oborne’s new book, The Assault on Truth: Boris Johnson, Donald Trump and the Emergence of a New Moral Barbarism, for The Guardian.
I reviewed Maria Sobolewska and Robert Ford’s Brexitland, on the rise of Remain/Leave identities, for the London Review of Books.
Comment piece on the crisis of trust in British government, originally drafted in October, now shared on the PERC blog.
Blogpost at PERC, seeking to relocate Corbynism in the political and economic context that gave rise to it: Osbornite austerity.
Piece for the London Review of Books on the forces mobilising against the BBC and what they actually want.
This event was hosted by the Politics of Economics project of the Cambridge Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.
Essay in the London Review of Books, on how media and new technologies are harnessed to trigger ‘culture wars’.
Piece written for Discover Society, on why the current mood of solidarity and empathy for the vulnerable should be converted into a new era of progressive fiscal policy.
I was asked to review the Labour manifesto for The Guardian Review, alongside other writers on the other manifestos.
I reviewed The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray for The Guardian Review.
Article published in The London Review of Books, on Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Dominic Cummings.
My piece in London Review of Books, on the Tory leadership contest and the lies that it generates.