Here we go again. Andreas Whittam-Smith has written an eye-wateringly hyperbolic piece about Jury Team, which is launching tomorrow. I plan to be at their launch and it remains to be seen how exactly they intend to organise, but when people use stock phrases like “harness the power of the internet” I tend to assume… Continue reading In defence of whips
Day: March 15, 2009
Rafael, the thing about golden ages is that they tend to end
Congratulations to Rafael Behr for writing what is possibly the most complacent, ahistorical article I’ve read thus far in 2009. It’s not that any of the facts he alludes to are particularly wrong, its that he completely misses the point. Can the era we currently live in be legitimately described as a “golden age of… Continue reading Rafael, the thing about golden ages is that they tend to end
Carnival on Modern Liberty #8
Cabalmat @ Amused Cynicism has the skinny this week. As ever, if anyone out there is interested in compiling it one week, email me at modernliberty *at* quaequamblog.net. Ta!