For a New Left – The Unfree Market of Capitalism

The free market of capitalism is unfree for labour, since fair exchange depends on equality, and will require an international movement to fully dismantle. It has been suggested that the call for a basic income and land value tax, something which I consider to be a ‘starter kit’ for securing our rights and freedoms, constitutes […] Read more

What Really Drives Populism? A Conversation with Dr. Frank Mols

Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Your work has focused on a specific paradox between the acquisition of wealth and the “hardening” of attitudes or stances on issues. What does this mean? How is wealth defined in this work and the hardening of attitudes here? Dr Frank Mols: For many decades, the debate about populism and far-right voting has […] Read more

Neoliberalism and Government Intervention with Brendan O’Neill

In part two of this interview for Conatus News, Brendan O’Neill speaks to Brian Graham about neoliberalism, Thatcher and government intervention. This is the second interview in a three-part series with Spiked Magazine editor Brendan O’Neill. The first part of the interview can be read here. An audio version is available at the bottom of […] Read more