Samuel Earle is a freelance writer who lives in London. His work has been published in the London Review of Books, Jacobin Magazine, openDemocracy and other media. Follow him on twitter @swajcmanearle.
Can Donald Trump predict the future?
The myth of prophecy is central to the success of authoritarian politics.
The new infantocracy in politics
Like an aged babysitter who has forgotten herself for a moment and decided to join the kids, Theresa May now...
'Post-truth' is supposedly the word of the year, but what does it actually mean for the future of politics?
Do we remember in order to forget the realities of war?
On Remembrance Day the poppy, with its narcotic, sleep-inducing qualities, stands as a fitting symbol for Britain’s...
The politics of nostalgia
Faced with a future that presents itself as non-negotiable, the temptation is to turn towards the past.