Neoliberalism: The force isn’t with you…

Paul Verhaeghe, professor of clinical psychology and psychoanalysis, claims we live in an extremely controlling society, where authority has all but disappeared, lapsing into brute force. He says the neoliberal economic order has changed us for the worse, that change cannot be left to the so-called ‘free market’, and that we ourselves must take the first steps towards creating a new social order.

The literary oligarchy is killing writing

With the staggering rise of wealth inequality and the increasing concentration of ideas and access to an audience in the hands of a few, largely elite writers, it’s the voices on the margins that need to be heard.