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Ben Whitham

Lecturer in International Relations at De Montfort University, Leicester.

Ben is Lecturer in International Relations at De Montfort University in Leicester. He researches the impact of neoliberalism on political and economic thought and practice, including how it shapes British security policy and warfare.

Why Progressives Need To Think Again About The Politics Of Expertise

Progressives should be unashamedly contesting right wing ideas, even if those ideas are currently popular among voters. The answer to our present predicament cannot be to hide behind the elitist politics of government by experts, or to embrace the politics of racism that underpins all anti-immigration discourse.
06/01/2017 16:34 GMT