Much has been made recently of the need to fortify something like a “new centre” as a corrective to the unsavory excesses of both right- and left-wing variants of identity politics. However, despite apparent unanmity on this common enterprise amongst prominent public figures who profess an antipathy towards regressive identity politics, there has been virtually nothing specific offered in the way of what this “new centre” might look like — neither in terms of a moral common ground that could unify erstwhile ideological strangers, nor in terms of particular policy implications.

I can of course understand the reluctance to venture…

Hugo Newman

I hold a PhD in Political Theory from University College Dublin. I'm co-founder and director of an eLearning company and currently live in Madrid, Spain.

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