John Foster / 05 Jan 2024

Decline Into Fascism

Paul Lynch’s Prophet Song

Paul Lynch’s Prophet Song is a truly horrifying novel. Set in Ireland in the throes of a far-right takeover, it resonates with present-day traumas that make it difficult, at times devastating, to read.(...)

John Foster / 04 Feb 2023

Fake News About History

Ukraine is Not Stalingrad

Foucault once suggested that Clausewitz's famous observation, "war is not merely a political act but a real political instrument" carried out by other means, be reversed, with politics made an extension of war.(...)

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