Total 15 Posts
A brilliant thread by Russell Jones on politicians who trade on dog-whistle racism, empty nationalism, disdain for truth, and why they deflect to mislead voters.
Certain groups of people are being dehumanised by politicians and cast as the “other” because of fear. Because of that, hate is being normalised.
The New Right: How a Frenchman born 150 years ago inspired the extreme nationalism behind Brexit and Donald Trump.13 min read
We are living through the latest battle in a 300-year long ideological war over the meaning of humanity itself.
Parliaments were and remain institutions of frustrating negotiation and very often unpalatable compromise. They also represent an imperfect but significant check on the abuse of power.
Imagine that your lungs burst into flames — that’s what’s happening to our Earth right now, Alyssa Satara writes.