Normielisation

Jeremy Driver
Reflections on progress, politics and society, written from a British perspective.
Created 20 Sep 2020
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  • Rwanda? I barely knew her!
    15 Jun 2022 12 0
    You’re reading my newsletter, Normielisation, on progress, politics and society, written from a British perspective. You can subscribe here: Watchers of the news will have seen that the British Govern...
  • Reactions to Personal Cheems Mindset
    19 Mar 2022 5 2
    You’re reading my newsletter, Normielisation, on progress, politics and society, written from a British perspective. You can subscribe here: Earlier this week I published a piece on personal cheems mi...
  • Personal Cheems Mindset
    16 Mar 2022 12 12
    You’re reading my newsletter, Normielisation, on progress, politics and society, written from a British perspective. You can subscribe here: Last year I introduced you all to the phrase “cheems mindse...
  • The Silver Age of Blogging
    09 Mar 2022 4 0
    Subscribe now Historians of comic books commonly talk about different “ages” of superhero comics. The “Golden Age of Comic Books” broadly covered the period during, and just after, WW2, when many of t...
  • Drink Tea-ism
    01 Mar 2022 5 1
    Subscribe now We’ve all been there. We post an innocent question to Twitter or a group chat: “My Coffee grinder’s broken. Does anyone have any recommendations for a good one I could get in replacement...
  • Mr Toad
    31 Jan 2022 4 0
    Subscribe now “Sit down there, Toad,” said the Badger kindly, pointing to a chair. “My friends,” he went on, “I am pleased to inform you that Toad has at last seen the error of his ways. He is truly s...
  • Why Are Things So Bad for Boris?
    25 Jan 2022 3 0
    Subscribe now One of the formative TV shows of my childhood was “Bootleg”. A 2002 BBC adaptation of a children’s book by Alex Shearer, Bootleg imagines a Britain in which a new political party- the "G...
  • Twenty Twenty Done
    20 Jan 2022 2 0
    Subscribe now 2021. Not a vintage year, that’s for sure. I guess you could call this newsletter a bit of a “year in review”. I make no apologies for my navel-gazing (or sending this out past the mid-p...
  • Natalism for Progressives
    14 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Subscribe now I’m not sure if this is against the etiquette of substack posts, but I wanted to point out that I’ve had a fairly lengthy piece published in the latest issue of Works in Progress magazin...
  • Don't Overfit the Local Elections
    05 May 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Subscribe now On 23 March 2020, 27.1m Brits watched Boris Johnson’s statement announcing the first national lockdown. The 8th most watched television broadcast in British history, the announcement was...
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