So Tony Abbott is in trouble in Australia for a supposed gaffe. Discussing the Syrian crisis, he said: “It’s not goodies versus baddies, it’s baddies versus baddies and that’s why it’s very important that we don’t make a very difficult situation worse.” Cue outrage of the “foreign policy is much more complicated than goodies versus … More Where did all the good guys go?
Left and right, capital and labour, and our relationship to both may have been the best way to understand 20th Century politics and to chart solutions to problems. But those days are gone. Thatcher and Reagan changed the political landscape to make us all capitalists. Maybe we differ on exactly the extent of the role … More Which Side Are You On?