Sounds Like Now

For Burdened and Bright Light will no doubt confuse many listeners accustomed to mainstream popular music. (More…)

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When I was little, my German grandfather used to complain that American woodlands were not properly managed. At the time, I figured that this was just another one of his button-pushing remarks, designed to lure people into the sort of debate he loved. (More…)

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Do you ever get the feeling that you’re living through some kind of crazy dystopian novel? (More…)

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War films are the new chic. The most common setting being the Second World War, they’re the perfect genre for Brexit-era flag-waving exercises. It’s no surprise and no coincidence. (More…)

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Fascism is the order of the day. One might confuse it with populism, or that the two are somehow vying for supremacy. (More…)

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For the last six months, populism has been the only game in town. If it’s not Salvini it’s been Salvini. Not only was the topic over-reported. Predictions of his triumph were wrong. (More…)

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The hosting of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest against the backdrop of the Israel-Palestine conflict was always going to be controversial. (More…)

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With the results of the snap elections held in Spain on Sunday still in the headlines, new questions have been raised about the so-called “populist moment” about which so much ink has been spilt of late. (More…)

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Long ago, while earning a library science degree, I worked as a manuscripts processing archivist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. I handled letters and materials from the 17th century to the present. (More…)

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