- April 05, 2019
There are many urgent reasons to oppose the rightwing populist movements that are gaining ground across Europe and beyond: their racism and hostility to minorities, their anti-Muslim bigotry, their authoritarianism, their incipient fascism, their hostility to democracy, the antisemitism that so often seeps through their opposition to ‘globalism’.
But there is another reason that tends to...
- August 25, 2015
I’ve just returned from a working holiday in the Pyrenees. During that time I haven’t done any blogging, partly because good and sustained Internet connections weren’t always available, and also because I was doing too many things to be able to sit down and write for long periods. I went to the...