The Battleground / 21 Mar 2022

Never Mind the News

The Battleground’s Spring Books List

It's easier than ever to lose sight of books. With global crises overtaking our lives every couple of years now, to read anything other than news gets harder by the day.(...)
Duncan Simpson / 08 Sep 2021

Ideological Upheaval

Pandemic Rebels and Fascist Longings

Since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, opposition to anti-contagion efforts has been led by a small number of fringe groups and quasi-movements linked together by social media.(...)

Filip Noubel / 26 Jul 2021

Multilingual France

Paris Changes Policy

France's language policy has long placed French as the only “language of the Republic”, ignoring and banning, in certain instances, the use of more than twenty native languages.(...)

John Foster / 14 May 2021

Neoliberalism Will Set You Free

The Last Man Takes LSD, by Mitchell Dean and Daniel Zamora

For a book with LSD in the title and an image of a tab on the cover, there is remarkably little about Michel Foucault’s notorious drug experience in Death Valley.(...)

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