13 March 2017

Does Erdogan have a right to hold rallies in Europe?

Not necessarily, no. But we should let him where possible.

20 February 2017

‘Just like Hitler’: the diminishing of the Holocaust

Exploiting the Holocaust for political ends is a dangerous game.

25 January 2017

There is an alternative

Brexit and other populist revolts create the space for a new politics.

10 January 2017

RIP Zygmunt Bauman

The energetic doubter of modernity has died.

26 December 2016

2016: a war of words against the people

The anti-populist rhetoric of the elite is now off the scale.

13 December 2016

Standing up to the new school of anti‑Semitism

Hatred for Jews is now expressed in underhand ways.

5 December 2016

Italian revolt

These ballot-box uprisings are more liberal than the elites they’re targeting.

29 November 2016

Populism: a defence

Anti-populism is often just anti-democracy.

26 November 2016

Fidel Castro: a tragic Cold War figure

How the US and Soviet Union helped turn Castro into a dictator.

12 November 2016

My Leonard Cohen

His songs inspired me to try to make something of my life.