The current crises gripping western democracies have shown the ruling class to be brazenly ignorant of the realities facing their people.
David Cameron’s much-maligned pet project is being revived in all but name as community activists lead the way in their localities.
New models are sweeping away the structures and hierarchies that have underpinned working lives for centuries.
From a gritty mob movie to a dystopian sci-fi, there are plenty of directions that Hollywood could take a film about the US president’s life.
As the animated canine caper shows, embracing the fantastical doesn’t require the same leap of faith it once did.