Populism is the new panic

Populism is the new panic-word for the broad centre of liberal-democratic politics. This is in large part because of its association with the Right and even fascism. The populism of UKIP or Trump aims to create a homogenised constituency of ‘the people’, racialised and hostile to those outside their categorical borders. This is not to […]

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A world of labour

Work and its depoliticisation Imagine a future, but a not-too-distant future. In this time, your employer has been nationalised – taken over by the government, perhaps in response to one of the economic crises that economists seem habitually shocked by. Your employer is no longer the boss you were used to but a bureaucrat from […]

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