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Against Privilege

The Left’s embrace of a paper-thin representation politics has now been turned against us, as figures from the Centre and even the Right learn how to co-opt activist rhetoric. If we want to build a movement that can challenge the establishment, we’ll need to do more than criticise privilege.

Earlier this summer, Eric Adams—a centrist former police officer—won New York City’s Democratic primary, comfortably beating his progressive rivals. It was a sobering result. Not only had someone with center-right leanings won a major election in what could, and arguably should, be a bastion of strength for the Left, but the Left itself had called […]

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