Comment piece in The Guardian on the hypocritical responses to Kwasi Kwarteng’s “mini-budget”
‘There’s a gaping hole at the centre of British politics where ideas used to be’
Article for The Guardian on how ideas, once considered integral to policy reform, are mysteriously absent from the current crisis
Extract from Unprecedented?
Unprecedented?: How Covid-19 Revealed the Politics of Our Economy is published this week, co-authored by me and three colleagues in the Department of Politics at Goldsmiths. You can read an extract from the book in the new issue of The New Statesman here.
Review of Brexitland
I reviewed Maria Sobolewska and Robert Ford’s Brexitland, on the rise of Remain/Leave identities, for the London Review of Books.
The case for more progressive taxes
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.
On the threat of the new Johnson government
Column written for The Guardian, on the Trojan Horse of Brexit and Boris, that contains as yet unknown policies and dangers.
‘Reasons to be cheerful’
My piece in London Review of Books, on the Tory leadership contest and the lies that it generates.
‘They don’t even need ideas’
Essay on Brexit and the crisis of representative democracy, published in London Review of Books.