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"I can't do anything, I am just one person!"

Last night I was having dinner with my flatmate and we were talking about a documentary she had watched the night before, a documentary called Breadline Kids. 832 more words


Revanchism in the Neoliberal City: How the #NewDenver was Won, and Why Gentrification is the Wrong Battle

                                             An Introduction: To the #NewWest 

Denver is often mistaken as being part of the Midwest, truthfully, the city has more in common with people in Los Angeles, Salt Lake, San Francisco and Seattle then it does with the towns on the high plains, to the East of it. 2,883 more words


Oxfam Scandal Will Be Used To Take Help Away From Those Who Need It Most

The Oxfam-Haiti scandal has confirmed what many of us already knew, or suspected about ‘big charity’: that sometimes money given in good faith due to our innate desire to help other people is sometimes misused and abused. 2,277 more words

Disparate Models, Desperate Measures: The Convergence of Limits ∗

This chapter was originally written back in 2003 and published in 2005 in the volume edited by David Coates (god father to a Miliband son I think) … 264 more words


To justify destroying and/or privatizing public services Progressive Conservatives brought in multi-national corporation KPMG the world’s foremost public-to-private conversion advisor. But can they be trusted with life improving, life-saving public services? 1,482 more words


The Political Economy of Anti-Racism

by Walter Benn Michaels (2018)

This essay originated as a kind of stump speech, an effort to spell out and update an argument about the uses of anti-racism and anti-discrimination that I’ve been making for some time to audiences that might or might not be familiar with it. 5,629 more words


Review: Doughnut Economics, Kate Raworth

Don’t panic: this is not another ‘cure all’ economic model

It’s an endorsement of the current model. And if that makes you panic, read on. 449 more words