Category: Politics

We use unconventional data sources and in-depth research to shine a light on the political decisions that impact all our lives.

Is class reductionism a problem in society

What is class reductionism and is it a problem?

Class reductionism is the theory that class inequality is a more critical concern than other ‘secondary’ inequalities such as race, gender, sex etc. Class reductionists believe that solving class inequality will help solve most if not all other forms of inequality. In essence, they see all forms of inequality through the lens of class inequality.

Bruce Springsteen album cover showing patriotism

Bruce Springsteen and Trump – Why the right hates Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen spent much of the Trump presidency speaking out against his leadership. From attacking Trump’s response to the BLM protests to calling Trump’s presidency a ‘nightmare’, Bruce Springsteen never shied away from expressing his political thoughts.

The US representatives sitting in a horseshoe shaped congress

What is the horseshoe theory and is it true?

The last few years of political discourse seem to suggest a rise in far-right and far-left extremism. This rise has popularised an old theory by a french philosopher, which states that both ends of the spectrum are similar. The theory critiques the straight-line representation of the political spectrum and provides justification for more of a horseshoe shape.