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A sneak preview of tomorrow's New Statesman cover.
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I remember the old Punch covers from 90s-2000s. The artwork is a similar style on some, as if by the same cartoonist. These are more pleasing than the photorealism of important or impending events. That is the mystery man out of V for Vendetta for you. We are talking about the right as in Cameron and Conservatives. It is a dichotomy; instead of young, gifted and broke we read: young, angry ...and right? For two reasons. Because, one, right is Cameron's constituents being dissatisfied with The Coalition aspect. And, two, because they ARE right. They are protesting against the globalist movement and might be turning back to nationalist priinciples having had enough with the lack of support for a Euroreferendum, with quite a few (111) but just not enough members voting against EU fulltime membership. Instead of gifted, they are jobless and angry. The young refers to a new kind of bolshy nationalist supporting-system. The man in the mask is representative of this angry new gen pitted against John Hurt's repression.
A global protest movement, not a globalIST, that is covering the whole globe in each respective country, globally protesting against but not supporting globalISM. A pandemic. But nationalist sovereignty is still their watchword. Is there not a contradiction?
Globalism is not necessarily wrong, nor nationalism always moral, but maturity is seldom associated with youth in politics, which doesn't rule them out however as being in the right.