Why Only a Labour Government Can Reduce Anti-Semitism

An article from 2019 based on a Cambridge politics long essay (awarded a first) on the question of whether there is a causal connection between globalisation (defined as the geo-temporal expansion of institutional disunity and distributional inequality, as defined below) and antisemitism (also defined below) in history. What causes anti-Semitism? It’s a question not often … Continue reading Why Only a Labour Government Can Reduce Anti-Semitism

Tribal Trivia

An article I wrote for my school magazine ‘INK’ when I was thirteen (unchanged, unedited). Please don’t be mean. – Slightly older Edmund More and more, I’m noticing something distinctly odd about our society. Even though every person on Earth has the capacity to show kindness and generosity, many people do not. Sometimes people are … Continue reading Tribal Trivia

Mearsheimer, Sanders, Ye: The trinity of American truth-tellers

Let me consider three people who have told some truths about the world: 1. John Mearsheimer, 2. Bernie Sanders, and 3. Kanye West. Let me explain. The truth. Kanye West is an artist. And yet people interpret his statements as factual assertions. How bizarre! It is like taking Homer’s epic poetry or Dante’s Inferno as … Continue reading Mearsheimer, Sanders, Ye: The trinity of American truth-tellers

Yeshua: Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, and the power of prophecy

Friends bipolar, grab you by your pocketsNo option if you froze up, always play the offense ‘The Heart Part 5’ by Kendrick Lamar — in the music video the face of Kanye West is shown when these lyrics are spoken. I would like to comment on the Abrahamic tradition of prophecy inherited by rappers Kendrick … Continue reading Yeshua: Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, and the power of prophecy