Guided by the Light of Life

February 14, 2021 Paul Cudenec The last year has been an extremely disorientating one for those who have always used a traditional political compass to navigate their way through the contemporary world. All the readings that previously served to guide their thoughts, affiliations and reactions have been madly scrambled. What used to be left now looks more like right, human rights have been rebranded as bio-hazards, telling the truth is now regarded as spreading dangerous misinformation and what was once the dividing line between state and corporate power now looks […]

Fascism, Newnormalism, and the Left

July 26, 2020 by Paul Cudenec Sometimes secondhand books can come into our possession in ways that make it quite clear they need us to read them. Such was the case with Le fascisme italien by Pierre Milza and Serge Berstein, (1) which reached me by means of a random sequence of events including a friend moving flat, an unexpected traffic jam and a small public park on the outskirts of Paris. It did not disappoint and, as I am about to explain in more detail, helped me to see […]

Recommended Readings

The following list was compiled by our friends over at Estuary Stirrings. Enjoy! 7 Reasons Why a Vaccine Passport (Pass, Certificate or Whatever They Want to Call It) Should Give Us Pause for Thought – Nick Corbishley | Naked Capitalism | April 13, 2021Vaccine passports raise huge privacy concerns. Data-hungry companies like Microsoft, a member of the Vaccine Credential Initiative, will be given new opportunities to track our daily movements and activities and share that data with third parties. There are also major concerns about data security. If recent history […]