Author: James Mumford

James Mumford
James Mumford is a British author and journalist. He currently lives in London, but has spent many years in America – most recently, Charlottesville, Virginia. Mumford writes on a range of subjects – ethical, political, literary – for a variety of publications on both sides of the Atlantic. They include: The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, The Spectator, The Atlantic, The Daily Telegraph, UnHerd, Demos Quarterly, Standpoint, The American Conservative and The Hedgehog Review. From 2013 to 2017 Mumford worked and taught at the University of Virginia (UVa), where he remains a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. He was an undergraduate at Oxford University, a Henry Fellow at Yale University and received his DPhil (PhD) back at Oxford in 2011.

See all New Economy Journal authors

Vexed: Ethics Beyond Political Tribes

This is an excerpt from James Mumford’s book ‘Vexed: Ethics Beyond Political Tribes’, which was Published by Bloomsbury in March 2020. I’ll put it bluntly. Politically, I don’t like my options. Growing up in this giddy world – b. 1981 – I’ve become increasingly dissatisfied Read More …