Neema Parvini is senior lecturer in English at the University of Surrey. He also presents a podcast series called Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory.
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Why Assumptions About 'Rising Inequality' Are Wrong
“Rising inequality” has become a catch-all explanation with which politicians, journalists, and intellectuals can wave away the actual concerns of “populists,” with abstract talk about the “underlying economic causes” — few if any of which stand up to scrutiny.
Rejecting Progress in the Name of 'Cultural Appropriation'
Historically, it has been the European openness not only to foreign goods, but also foreign ideas – those which work, those which enhance our physical and mental wellbeing – that has signalled the forward march of modernity.