- May 15, 2020
Conspiracy is an overused and often misused word. At its most basic dictionary level, it refers to a group of people who conspire together. Nothing controversial about that. History is filled with examples of actual conspiracies, from the assassination of Julius Caesar, to Contragate or the 9/11 hijackers.
Historical conspiracies are one thing; it’s quite another...
- March 11, 2020
There is no good time for a pandemic, but some historical moments are definitely worse than others. The coronavirus has erupted in a world dominated by nationalist rightwing populist politics with an authoritarian/fascistic tinge, many of which draw their support from fears and phobias about globalisation, or ‘globalism’ as the far-right call it, that are...