The Global North – the need to prepare for two very different scenarios

The economic and political situation is clearly volatile rather than static. It can all go either way very quickly, that our response (or lack of one) is what will make it go one way or another. So we need to be preparing for highly different possible futures. Capitalism triumphant: On the one hand, if the [...]

Can we criticise the current system in a way that prefigures and enables a more just society?

In a recent interview, the BBC’s political editor Andrew Marr asks Noam Chomsky whether he thinks Marr is “self-censoring”. Chomsky replies by saying, in effect: No, there is no self-censorship involved. Rather, those who advance in politics and the media advance because they have demonstrated they are willing to conform to dominant values and power [...]