Anthony Barnett


Why is she “frit”?


What is the British prime minister afraid of? She is no longer a woman of her word, but a woman running scared, knowing she will have to compromise, afraid of the insane hard-liners in her own back-benches who have never trusted a remainer like her anyway, wanting to ‘be in control’ over the whole Brexit negotiation, including its compromises, and running for presidential authority over it.

John Berger, witness to the human condition


He sought to protect and if necessary salvage humanity from the inhumanity of consumer capitalism. This gives all his work the quality of defiant resistance in the face of likely defeat.