BACK-SCRATCHING continues in Murkeyside, where the Peel Group and Mayor “Uncle” Joe Anderson believe that Chinese money will come flooding into Liverpool and rejuvenate the city.
AN OBSESSION with the Shard takes a sinister turn when a minor journalist discovers that all he thought he knew was a lie.
Introducing Cod Philosophy – a satirical journo project about the influence of rotten ideas.
How the reasonable ideas of a Scottish philosopher formed the basis of a dogmatic New Age belief in a coming Mayan apocalypse.
More than a decade of viewing property as an investment has driven up prices and eroded the status of affordable housing as an enduring human need. It is time to consign “basic economics” to the scrap heap and hold successive governments to account.
Calling this Government a neoliberal one is an insult to a half-decent idea. Like a coop of headless chickens, the Coalition rules without a single unifying thought, blindly serving the interests of monopoly, nothing more.
What can snails teach us about our present economic woes? Although at first glance our world’s couldn’t be any more different, a moment’s reflection on what a snail’s world must be like illuminates the uncertainty of our predicament, an uncertainty that has been on the rise thanks to decades of neoliberal policies that have eroded job security and ratcheted up the pace of modern life. Ancient thinkers, David Hume and John Maynard Keynes knew better.