economics

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The flows and forms of MutualArt...

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Let Loose the Orange Beast and Good Riddance to Capitalism

The age of Reagan reaches its apogee in Donald Trump. Now, bring on the fall....

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Sex Sells: Colonising the Universal Commodity

Institutional sexual arrogance will only stop when it stops being rewarded...

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Worked to Death: Does a Higher Retirement Age Really Save Money?

As retirement age creeps up, the health of those close to retirement is getting worse ...

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Capitalism. Either it Goes, or We Do

The city's pantheon of possibility has been scoured away. Whither now?...

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Shake Those Chains – It’s Your Inalienable Right

In a society dominated by money and its protection, your only rights are to shout impotently...

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How Does Money Affect Thought?

Systematic research investigates effects of money on thinking, behavior ...

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Drones, or a Big Dumb Wall? Autonomous Border-Surveillance

ngineers at the University of Arizona are designing an autonomous border-surveillance system that can collect, assess and act on data in real time...

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Something Nasty Trickles Down: Benedict Drew (Whitechapel Gallery)

Exploring exactly what is falling from above in the trickle-down economy...

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We Don’t Need New Politics, We Need New Gods

What deities should be placed before the God of Money?...

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Pay the Fiddler. When Can We Have Sustainable Music?

Perhaps we need a sea change in culture, where art and artists come to be valued once again. ...

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Queasy Democrats – Make Your Wound a Womb

Only an honest appraisal of the situation will prove of benefit for Democrats yet to come...

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Brudging the Issue With the EU Referendum

We keep getting what we deserve and we never ask why. ...

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Something You Didn’t Know About the Lipstick Index

Cosmetic therapy: The link between makeup and a down economy ...

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Economic Growth Figures Looking Flat? Blame Witchcraft!

American University study claims that witchcraft beliefs impede economic progress and disrupt social relations...

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After the Revolution, Beyond the Randian Superhero.

Should we be grubbing for the favours of the benevolent altruist, or forging a fairer world for all? Essay on the false prophets of philanthropy...

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How Much Did YOU Save for Your Pension This Week? The Precariat Class Goes Europe-Wide

New report finds Europe-wide shift towards weaker job security and employment support ...

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Why the Size of Trump’s Hands Matters: Deconstructing the Randian Superman

The business superman is Better Than You: examining Ayn Rand's construction of that most pertinent of myths...

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The Other One Percent. What Refugees Really Cost

The fiscal impact of refugees in Sweden ...

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Republic of London? Cities Outperform Countries

The economic significance of cities increases while that of countries falls ...

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Delighted! On Bernie Sanders Congratulating Jeremy Corbyn

Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn may use a similar rhetoric, but there it stops....

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Reduced Circumstances = Reduced Emissions? CO2 and the Financial Crisis

The 11 percent decrease in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. between 2007 and 2013 was caused by the global financial recession - not the reduced use of coal...

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If I ran the economy…

The fact that our market is distorted enough that millions of working families now need state help to meet basic living costs is the problem. Not the ‘scroungers’ ...

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Austerity : The Colonialism of the Corporate

The blood-sucking tyrannies of neoliberal austerity were inflicted on the Greek people by means of election ruses....

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So Why Do These Tears Fall at Night? The Sad Side of Success

Consumers who use products to boost their sense of self-worth tend to dwell on their shortcomings ...

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Empire’s Ghost : Scottish Nationalism

In a sense, this is Scotland’s guilty secret. Independence was not taken by the English, but given up by Scots....

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Sedition and The 1%

An inhuman system that has come to stand for little but the empty perpetuation of itself...

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In Defence of Iain Duncan Smith

It is time to mount a defence of one the most hated figures in British politics - Iain Duncan Smith ...

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Tory Scum and Proud

Tory Scum and Proud: The Show You Won't See on Channel 5...

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Britain is Booming?

A real world recession for the majority is applauded as a recovery, when all that is recovered are the profits for transnational corporations, and incomes of high earners, most of whom pay little or...

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