Chris di Pasquale
Chris di Pasquale

Chris di Pasquale is a teacher and a member of the Independent Education Union.

The decline of uni queer politics
Chris di Pasquale

I’m a socialist gay activist, so I’m used to being attacked for my politics. You learn to take it in your stride. But one of the most dumbfounding denunciations I ever received was issued by a few other apparently progressive queer activists, who slammed me in May 2017 for the heinous crime of speaking at a protest against the Liberal Party.

Hollow optimism: what Macron’s presidency means for Biden-mania
Hollow optimism: what Macron’s presidency means for Biden-mania
Chris di Pasquale

In a recent post-inauguration op-ed titled “The case for Biden optimism”, New York Times columnist David Brooks wrote: “Just by who he is, Biden sets the stage for a moral revival. His values cut across the left/right, urban/rural culture war we’ve been enduring for a generation. This will begin to heal a broken and ungovernable nation”.
Brooks’ case for Biden optimism is that Biden has the right agenda, one that transcends the toxic, left-versus-right culture wars that have dominated the last four years.

The 'Unlock Hospitality' campaign is cooked
Chris di Pasquale
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