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14 November 2016

The New Times podcast #4: John Gray

On contemporary politics: "there's a climate now of wild, apocalyptic hysteria".

By New Statesman

This week on the New Times podcast, Serena Kutchinsky speaks to the philosopher John Gray about the rise of Trump, the closing of the liberal mind, and the new climate of “wild, apocalyptic hysteria”. (Serena Kutchinsky, John Gray)

Links:

– Now read John Gray on how the folly of the masses has replaced the wisdom of crowds.
Stephen Bush on why the political class has yet to come to terms with Trump’s existential threat.
– And Yanis Varoufakis on how the left should respond to Trump’s “awful victory”

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