Our electoral system sucks. Use it anyway.

As you might know, each election day I walk the streets of London with a sign that says "VOTE". …

This essay will attempt to answer two interrelated questions: “why is capitalism?” and “how did it get so bad?”. To do so, I will apply and extend Moishe Postone’s interpretation of Marx’s analysis as a basis for understanding contemporary economic phenomena, using concepts from Lazzarato’s Governing by Debt. While so-called…

We’ve reached an unfortunate point in the discourse where disagreement is almost universally perceived as either a personal attack or an expression of being offended. This occurs across the political spectrum — the Centre and Right calling progressives “snowflakes”, the Left imputing malice and inflicting hostility on those not adequately…

So, City of London, you’ve declared a climate emergency; good! There’s plenty cause for alarm — and besides, all the cool cities are doing it. It’s a bold and well-meaning statement of intent, but will you now do what’s needed? Are you willing to make sacrifices, and unflinchingly exercise power…

Eric Shepperd

Social theorist and activist interested in psychedelic phenomenology as a vehicle for social change in the face of the global environmental crisis.

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