Category: Jake Scott

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The Gift of Owen Jones │ Jake Scott

Usually, the divisive figures in politics are the politicians. Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Nicola Sturgeon, Jeremy Corbyn, Jacob Rees-Mogg; almost every major political figure is divisive in some way. And this is not surprising;...

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In Defence of Useless Things │ Jake Scott

“All art is quite useless” declared Oscar Wilde, and in doing so summarised succinctly the traditional discipline of aesthetic appreciation, and beauty. “Art is useless,” thought Wilde, “because its aim is simply to create...

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What’s the USE? │ Jake Scott

Martin Schulz recently tweeted his intention to create a federal constitution that would bind the (once) sovereign nations of the European Union into a United States of Europe (USE) by 2025. This should alarm...