Everyday Politics

Everyday Politics: A Year In Review

As we move towards the end of the academic year, the ‘Everyday Politics’ editors look back at their highlight articles of the year.

The Point of Pain in an Anesthetized Society

The venue: the Royal Geographical Society. The motion: ‘We’ve Never Had it so Good.’ For the motion: two interchangeable rationalists armed with pie charts and line graphs demonstrably proving that the pie of prosperity only gets bigger and the line of progress ­– x axis Time, y axis Science – ascends steadily towards quantifiable happiness. Against […]