In today’s political world, idealism is seen as the enemy of realism and getting things done. But, journalist Gary Younge argues, idealism is absolutely necessary for society to continue progressing into the world we want to see. As he explains in this video from The Guardian, it’s what makes things that seem impossible today the reality of the future.

“Without idealism,” says Younge, “there is no vision or ambition. If politics is the art of the possible, then radicalism must entail the desire to imagine other possibilities.”

–Posted by Roisin Davis


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