Tag Archives: Globalisation

The hardest nettle to grasp

This referendum vote can be seen as the revolt of the losers from globalisation. Continue reading

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Hunger in a Supermarketocracy

With typical boorishness, the UK Government chose Good Friday to bring into force the cuts to family tax benefits that will drive even more British families into poverty (according to the Institute of Fiscal Studies, households with children can expect … Continue reading

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Early Christmas greetings

I spotted this Father Christmas in Thailand six or seven years ago. I particularly liked his old-style mobile phone and the grubby meringue-like foam on his beer. But I also liked the way the sculptor had captured the unfocused bleariness … Continue reading

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