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Lilia Shevtsova

How the West is accommodating the Kremlin

The postmodern, transactional leaderships of Europe today find themselves poorly equipped to respond to the challenges posed by the Russian System, which is why the Western responses inevitably slide into accommodationism.

Nelofer Pazira

Flight and identity: the story of Cordoba, Kabul and my father’s suit

Bruckner gotterdammerung

History, Politics, Society

Peter Frankopan

Götterdämmerung: Who – or What – will Rule the World ?


Politics, Society

What’s the Matter With Capitalism?



John Maynard Keynes

Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren



Robert Skidelsky

How Much Is Enough?

Insatiability is inherent in the human condition, but in pre-modern times its exercise was controlled by hierarchy, custom, and morals. Capitalism has unchained insatiability and, indeed, made it the principal motor of our civilisation.
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Culture, History, Politics, Society

A Future Without War?

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History, Politics, Society

A War for the Future

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Politics, Society

Rob Riemen

The War and the Future

On the occasion of the Nexus Conference 2022: The War and the Future

Culture, History, Politics, Society

Robert Cooper

Hope and Dover Beach

The big questions today are whether politics has been or will be captured by the forces of darkness – so that we will be robbed of our hopes and our future; and whether, having lost faith in faith, we are now going to lose faith in politics too

Revolution! The Political Crisis of our Time


Culture, Politics

William Deresiewicz

Wokeness on Campus: The Reign of Stupidity

There are no competing ideologies or rival schools [...] There is only assent. And when there’s but a single ideology, it isn’t just an ideology. It’s a religion. Its ideas aren’t ideas; they are dogmas.
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History, Politics

Richard J. Evans

Brexit: Refighting the Second World War

Football has sometimes been described as a substitute for war


Kate Brown

Kiss the Ground: Life Support in Controlled Environments

MIT Professor Kate Brown on how consumerism is eating away a just and livable future


The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life

Lost in Thought

An excellent example of what it aims to capture: solid, high-quality, splendidly useless thinking in action.
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Culture, Politics

Apocalypse Now? Causes of Anxiety in our Age

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Culture, Politics

Amor Mundi. How to End the Age of Anxiety?

Wole-Soyinka (1)

Culture, Politics

Keynote Wole Soyinka, Nexus Conference 2020

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Culture, Politics

Welcome Rob Riemen – Nexus Conference 2020