When Political Opportunism Runs Red

We revisit a fascinating and disturbing time in US politics when Bill Clinton showed his true colours; champion of the left he was not.  It was 1992 and William Jefferson Clinton, the Governor of Arkansas, a Democrat vying for his party’s presidential nomination, was looking down the barrel of political defeat. To keep his presidential dream alive, he knew he had to do something radical. … Continue reading When Political Opportunism Runs Red

Eight Naomi Klein Quotes to Pester Your Friends With at Parties

An author of successive bestsellers, Naomi Klein is one of the most recognisable critics of the neoliberal consensus. The Shock Doctrine explored how unfavourable ‘free market’ policies have come to dominate the globe, in part through the exploitation of communities ravaged by disaster and warfare. In This Changes Everything, Klein took aim at society’s sluggish response to runaway climate change, suggesting – perhaps obviously – … Continue reading Eight Naomi Klein Quotes to Pester Your Friends With at Parties