Opinion

Avoiding the political is a luxury we can't afford

By John Falzon
June 3 2022 - 7:30pm
Inequality and social justice campaigns don't end when elections are over. Picture: Shutterstock

After an election campaign that alternated between intensity and absurdity, we could be forgiven for feeling tired of politics. But we do not have the luxury of being tired of the political. Italian anti-fascist philosopher Antonio Gramsci, while locked away in Mussolini's prisons, famously wrote: "Everything is political, even philosophy ... and the only 'philosophy' is history in action."

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