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How the great writer, in his airless, claustrophobic fictions, provides a guide to living in the pandemic age.
Amid the global consequences of a pandemic, the fires that devastated the country earlier this year can seem less significant – but they portend a far greater crisis.
Camus’s novel, first published in 1947, has become a global sensation. It is, it seems, the novel for now.
The nationalist response to the pandemic reveals the classic tropes of racism embedded in our language.
Deepening lines of communication and funding are creating the kind of loose, nefarious networks that once haunted the far-right’s fever-dreams.
Once discredited by his association with Nazism, Martin Heidegger is enjoying a posthumous revival. So what is it about his ideas that resonate with so many?
A new brand of ethno-nationalist politician wants to make society harmonious again – and return us to a period that never existed.
Brexit is a search for enemies — something that Carl Schmitt understood only too well.