Especially in times of populism and growing right-wing movements, artists hold a mirror up to societies and sense tendencies long before these become conscious.
Richard Willmsen teaches English to politics students at a university in Rome and is the author of the blog Infinite Coincidence.
It would be hard to understand either disaster without a reference to the brutal ravages of two out-of-control markets which habitually devastate lives.
“Neoliberalism had some good points”: An interview with Nick Currie aka Momus about Europe, politics, identity and Japan
Momus is currently doing a series of appearances around Europe, travelling mostly by train.
Already 16% of Mélenchon’s voters have apparently decided that if they can’t have his version of socialism they’ll happily vote for the national variety instead.
Richard Willmsen canvassed French people for the best arguments to make against voting for Le Pen.
What drives Steve Bannon, Vladislav Surkov and Dominic Cummings?