Bright Flight

Per Rolandsson discusses why Scandinavian culture has become so popular among the liberal middle-classes. Is it fascism, racism, or escapism? Escaping the reality of today’s...

Tax Evader, Banker, Grenfell Tower: Sajid Javid is a good man.

Did you like Amber Rudd? Then you will love Sajid Javid, our new Home Secretary. Sajid is a very pleasant character, who devoted all his...

“A Hostile Environment” – Immigration in Contemporary Britain

This weekend The New Pretender brings you a republication of this short article, on the Windrush Scandal, Race and the Criminalisation of Immigration in Contemporary Britain,...

Chantal Mouffe: “Corbyn represents the implementation of a left populist strategy”

In this article, Chantal Mouffe, philosopher, professor at the University of Westminster and theoretician of left-wing populism, proffers an analysis of the strategy of...

Against the War: the People’s peace

Once again in the history of humankind, the world seems on the brisk of disaster. Early in the morning of Saturday 14 April, US,...

“March for Our Lives” : the post-9/11 generation rises against carrying...

March for Our Lives is the first mass social movement under Donald Trump's tenure as well as the biggest anti-firearms demonstration in the history...

The Decline of Political Judgment: Moralistic Responses to the Populist Moment

In this article Liam Farrell offers a set of critical reflections on the decline of political judgment in contemporary political debates around the emergence of populist politics...

Is Macronism Thatcherism?

Last year, during the campaign for the French presidential election, Emmanuel Macron claimed a centrist position, distancing himself from both "Thatcher and...

The Underbelly of a Littlebury Lawyer

Who are the elite capital-owning class, and how do they think about precarious work? Cailean Gallagher offers a case-study of the tycoon behind the...

The Euro Disaster

Many nations within the euro-zone are in chronic economic crisis, which has resulted in a permanent political crisis in the EU. Jörg Bibow and...