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Tale of a taximan

I met a taxi driver today, it was his last shift at work and he was absolutely buzzing about it. He couldn’t wait to tell me, at 2pm today he would end his last shift. 232 more words

Daily Reflections

Music with a Message

Watching Katy Perry’s Chained to the Rhythm either as the music video or when she sang it live last week at the Brits can give us a lot of food for thought. 281 more words

The Demonetisation saga in India rolls on and on

As we emerge ( at least in England & Wales) blinking into 2017 then the main economic action is in the East. For example new currency controls for retail investors in China. 1,425 more words

General Economics

Why Trump? Why Brexit? Capital Myopia and Inequality in Society

There are three types of inequality in society, one is the natural way some people are able to engage in economic and highly productive activity more than others, the second is the distribution of ownership – those who own more by inheritance or gross fortuity, and the other is how some people are exploited and get less than they ‘deserve’. 2,693 more words

Freedom Feed Em in Wirksworth

Freedom Feed Em is an event in Wirksworth that’s all about the food and the people. Each month one of the group will volunteer to be that months’ cook, either as a team or individually – there’s always a few people happy to help out in the kitchen. 691 more words

Lifestyle

4 Oct 2016 (AFR) - China's crunch - The brutal impact of China's credit crunch

(4 October 2016, AFR, p36, by: Lisa Murray, Angus Grigg)

‘It was the most peculiar of demonstrations. On a Saturday afternoon in Shanghai, protesters angry about the collapse of hundreds of investment schemes stood largely silent in the city’s main square. 71 more words

1.Market Observations

“I don’t know what London’s coming to — the higher the buildings the lower the morals.” (Noël Coward)

It was the autumn equinox last week here in the UK, which means summer for us is officially over and everyone’s back at work. For this reason I thought I’d look at the theme of London as it’s where I live and work, alongside eleventy-million others. 1,747 more words

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