Image credit: All my own fault, except for the lovely heads, stolen from a cartooning tutorial by Nsio.
The recent heavy defeat of the UK Labour Party (after it offered a left-leaning manifesto that honourably tried to avoid populism) removes the last non-European heavyweight from the post-war consensus.
Johnson joins Trump, Bolsonaro, Netanyahu, Erdogan, Duterte, Modi and the rest of the gang in a mutually supportive loose cabal of populist neo-feudalists with crypto fascist instincts.
That’s it for post-war leftist progressivism. Game over.Continue reading “The Orthogonal turn”