There are glaring absences at the heart of the UK elections contest. The new preface to his ‘Essay on Britain, now’ - by one of Britain’s leading political thinkers tells us why. Remarkably, it suggests ways in which to free ourselves from the trap we are in.
with feudal 1215 is the absolute dominance of a “collective monarchy”,
combining the power not merely of the Westminster state but also of the
corporate and financial institutions and their elites.
Islamic State project is finding some consensus in countries where political
deadlock reduces our social lives to a primordial level. Social and economic
frustration stays at an all-time high level, even in a country like Tunisia.
Barcelona's citizens are setting aside the historical baggage of the
nineteenth and twentieth century struggles of industrial workers movements, inventing
a newly resonant language of rights and democracy. Español.
The risk to Europe is a perpetuation of crisis by
implacable erosion, and with this the abdication of political institutions from
protecting the interests of citizens that they are responsible for and to.