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Late stage capitalism with Liz Truss

This article was originally submitted before the official resignation of Prime Minister Liz Truss was announced on October 20. I think the bankers have been having a tough time of it. They have been diligently ‘growing’ our economy, investing in companies willing to drill our planet for every scrap of oil, metal and wood, and […]

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Despite coronavirus unity, our society is still divided as ever

A recent poll by Ipsos MORI has revealed that Britons believe society to be less divided now compared with last year. Similarly, when asked to compare how divided British society is with 10 years ago, 60% think it is more divided now, but this is down 11% from last year.  This is not a surprise. […]

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There can be no return to normal because normal was the problem in the first place

Addressing the United States in a press conference on March 29, President Donald Trump voiced what has been (guiltily) running through most of our heads over the last several weeks: “I wish we could have our old life back.” As we begin to acclimatise to the new normal in which a daily headline scan seems […]