(Thanks to “Huey Lewis and the News” – you know what I mean!). Ever since Karl Marx poured scorn upon romantic and utopian Socialists in the Communist Manifesto, the place of ‘love’ has been marginal in Left Wing discourse. Steve Latham Instead, Communists insisted on the priority of […]
On Friday night I caught the late night TV news before going to bed, and saw the unfolding news of the attempted Turkish military coup. Steve Latham Spending the next few hours following it not only on TV, but on the Twitter feeds, and multiple online sources, the […]
Virtual reality is now, a reality. A new generation of VR headsets have come on the market. Initially, they will be used for immersive gaming experiences. Steve Latham These will be far more all-encompassing than ordinary, ‘traditional’, computer games, played on either PCs or mobile devices. Instead, […]
The Brexit vote in Britain is part of a misguided revolt against the policies of neo-liberal globalisation imposed upon working people. Steve Latham This despite the fact that it has been manipulated and twisted in the interests of wealthy and cynical politicians from the political Right. Where metropolitan […]
Britain is relegated to its actual status, of a small island on the edge of the continental peninsula. Cut-off from the currents of history, it may be a new world; but it is not a ‘brave new world’, though one will have to be brave to live in it. We confront a future determined by resurgent nationalism, racism and xenophobia.