Which books have framed your political views?Watch
In my case, it's inevitably Machiavelli's 'The Prince'. Pretty much what shifted me from my original idealistic principles in politics to realism and a more 'morally flexible' framework. If nothing else, it's at times a neat and readable guide to how power works in modern Western politics.
i started Rousseau's The Social Contract which i love and will be using in part for my dissertation next year. exams have taken over my life though right now.
It a morality tale about the gluttony that is inherent to modern consumer capitalism and offers insight into the current obesity epidemic.
Douglas Murray’s - Strange Death of Europe
And on the other side
Owen Jones - The Establishment
Look who’s back
Journalism- Rod Liddle
It also terrifying that people are out there who think that objective reality is a social construct (2+2 =5)