William Davies is Reader in Political Economy at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is author of three books, most recently Nervous States: How Feeling Took Over the World (Jonathan Cape, 2018). His writing is available at www.williamdavies.blog
How the Johnson campaign is bringing Trump's media tactics to Britain
The sound of journalists being booed at Johnson’s launch event should be enough to raise concerns of something...
The funny side of politics
Why comedians seem to possess some kind of advantage in the new political landscape, and why a bit of humourlessness...
‘Go Home?’ – five years on
On bordering, the referendum and Windrush: "It might be a dangerous moment but it is a moment when the old tricks of...
Published in: TransformationHappiness and children
Depression and anxiety are rising rapidly among young people: what’s going on?
Published in: HomeThe difficulty of 'neoliberalism'
Disagreement over words is surely to be welcomed in a pluralist intellectual and political culture. Why is...
Published in: TransformationThe corruption of happiness
Anger and injustice need hearing, not treating. Unhappiness can be healthy.