The extreme center expanded the security state. Now that state is falling into the hands of the Right.
Churchill was no hero — he was a vile racist fanatical about violence and fiercely supportive of imperialism.
1997 was a cultural watershed for a new, “cool” neoliberalism.
The centrist nadir in a nutshell: “Am I really so out of touch? No. It’s the voters who are wrong.”
The Grenfell Tower fire exposed the class violence embedded in London's rich, gentrifying neighborhoods.