Matthew James Goodwin is a British academic who is currently Professor of Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent, and Associate Fellow at Chatham House.
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Italy-based investigative journalist Claire Sterling penetrates the heart of the Octopus, the Sicilian Mafia's international crime organization that has a stranglehold on the $100 billion heroin market. Excerpted in Reader's Digest....
@VictoriaPeckham There is a wonderful book called The Octopus about Sicily at this time/mid 90s, by Claire Sterling. If not read def recommend – source
Matt GoodwinMay 09, 2021
From Islamist terror to feminist equal pay campaigns and the apparent Brexit hate crime epidemic, identity politics seems to be everywhere nowadays. This is not entirely an accident. The progressive liberal-left, which dominates our public life, has taken on the politics of race, gender, religion and sexuality as a key part of its own group identit...
I pulled this little nugget from Ben Cobley's fabulous book "The Tribe" - he was well ahead of the curve. I strongly recommend his book. – source
Matt GoodwinApr 03, 2021
European integration confuses citizens and scholars alike. It appears to transfer power away from national capitals towards Brussels yet a close study of the EU reveals the absence of any real leap towards supranationalism. The EU is dominated by cooperation between national representatives and national officials yet it continually appears to us as...
Strongly recommend his book European Integration – source
Matt GoodwinJan 18, 2021
Ashoka Mody predicted all of this in his wonderful book EuroTragedy. Recommend! – source
Matt GoodwinApr 30, 2020
Also recommended byDani Rodrik
Racial Exclusionism and the City
The Urban Support of the National Front (Routledge Library Editions. the City)
First published in 1983, this book reports on the results of a survey in thirteen areas of England where the National Front (NF) had previously gained significant levels of electoral support and examines the social and political histories of these areas to reveal not only who and was voting for the NF in the 1970s but also why....
@DAaronovitch Hi David, did you ever read Chris Husbands' book Racial Exclusionism and the City? I think you'd like it. It speaks to this point. Best, Matt – source
Matt GoodwinJul 23, 2019
"America isn’t racially divided, it’s divided by racial ideology" Good evidence-led piece in the New York Times by Eric Kaufmann @epkaufm. Check out his important book "Whiteshift" – source
Matt GoodwinMar 18, 2019