The end of ideology, again?


  • Ferdinand Mount

    1. Writer, commentator and author. He was also head of the Downing Street Policy Unit from 1982 to 1983. His most recent book, The New Few: Or a Very British Oligarchy, is reviewed in this edition of Juncture.
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In the wake of the Arab spring and the spread of democracy in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, Ferdinand Mount asks whether Francis Fukuyama's declaration of the ‘end of history’ has been proved right.