Public service broadcasters are implicated in legitimising
neoliberal policies in response to political and economic crisis. The coverage
of RTÉ, for example, invited Irish viewers to cheer on the forces of
technocratic fiscal responsibility.
From The left against Europe to The break up of Britain, Tom Nairn's essays have been far-sighted and era-defining for half a century. Here, we publish the first recorded interview on his intellectual history.