Against the Terror of Neoliberalism (2008; reissued 2016) by Henry A. Giroux

Looks like a good summer read. Neoliberalism creates fear and demonizes any party or individual that seeks to develop a democracy or attempts to nurture a public sphere, or tries to protect public institutions. But Jeremy Corbyn knows that. And you know that.

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Drowsed with the fume of poppies: opium and John Keats (July, 1968) by W.B. Ober

https://europepmc.org/backend/ptpmcrender.fcgi?accid=PMC1750278&blobtype=pdf

https://yalebooksblog.co.uk/2012/10/30/nicholas-roe-interview-john-keats-a-new-life/

“It’s intriguing to note that when a lock of Keats’s hair was subjected to a forensic analysis, in the 1980s, it apparently showed traces of a ‘massive’ intake of opium.” – Nicholas Roe

I never got round to reading my Andrew Motion biography of Keats, twenty years ago. I think I’ll give it to a charity shop and get the Nicholas Roe book from 2012 instead. Just wondering if the Ober article is one of Roe’s sources. At least this Keats biog. devotes 40% to the boy and young man up to the age of 21, unlike many older biogs.