It’s NARRATIVE POLITICS, Stupid

Back in 2016, as Trump and Brexit tore across the western world, I was struggling to understand. Why had these forces become so powerful now? What were the campaigns doing which were proving so effective? Specifically, what were the losing campaigns - Remain and Hillary Clinton - not doing? Around the same time, I was [...]

Journey to the UTOPIA FOR REALISTS

As I recently wrote in my review of Doughnut Economics, an entire literary market - largely of the left-wing variety - has sprung up to capitalise on the post-economic crash confusion left in the wake of 2008. Academics, journalists and politicians are all racking their brains for big answers to even-bigger questions, praying that confounded [...]