Labour without complications: Theses on the new proletarian economy

It has occurred to me the world is indelibly stupid and so, probably, am I. Friedrich Engels, colleague and interpreter of Marx. My theory is as follows: economic precarity makes people say what they really think because the energy they would spend self-censoring is instead spent on grinding / grifting / gigging / etc. Therefore, … Continue reading Labour without complications: Theses on the new proletarian economy

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

Vote Labour: My speech at the Cambridge Union

Yesterday, I gave the opening speech at the Cambridge Union for the proposition, 'This House Would Vote Labour'. Here's what I said (abridged). I hope you will join me in voting and/or campaigning for Labour in the coming UK General Election--because Labour will help everyone, not just the billionaire class: We’ve reached the fork in … Continue reading Vote Labour: My speech at the Cambridge Union