here is the thread for politics and philosophy stuff that doesn’t quite fit in the brexit, uk politics or trump threads, which tend to be better for tracking day-to-day developments. here we will try to discuss political philosophies, and help equip each other with a broader understanding of ideologies/philosophies driving the current political chaos.
i’m anticipating it may not be that active but it could be a good place for us to come and ask questions we have about all kinds of issues and ideologies and stuff. let’s share interesting articles and book recommendations, historical episodes, global movement news, essays, wars past and present, etc etc.
these are worth having a nibble on, based on the conversation about societies/capitalism/development:
i found this interesting, on the use of woke ideology to promote sinister ideas like regime change and such (the writer also prevented dylann roof being able to plead insanity at his trial ), give it a go:
sharing an article doesn’t necessarily mean you agree with what it says, just that you found something interesting about it. this is a safe political space!