The Czech-born writer Milan Kundera once wrote an entire book about an atmosphere where one joke made in bad taste can ruin your life. It’s no joke now, as denouncing colleagues becomes normal in the US.
Ethical and political “correctness” have reached extreme levels recently. This suits the powerful perfectly right now, but may come back to bite them soon.
Already a quick glance at our imbroglio makes it clear that we are caught up in multiple social struggles: the […]
The French Yellow Vest movement exposes a problem at the heart of today’s politics. Too much adherence to popular “opinion” and not enough innovation and fresh ideas.
This week, a CNN poll revealed anti-Semitism is alive and well in Europe. A question now is: where […]
The “rich” world urgently needs to address the reasons behind mass migration, rather than its symptoms. And understand we live in one world.
Slavoj Žižek tells Owen Jones the collapse of the centre-left welfare state consensus has led to the global […]
Should the left’s answer to rightist populism really be a “Me Too”;? Part I Let’s take an (artificially) […]
Despite occasional exceptions, it was once considered almost gospel that democracy and capitalism went hand in hand. China’s successful rise knocks the notion on the head.
The latest trend in the vagaries of Leftist politics is the weird movement of MeToo. The Left, however, […]