The 1%

Everyone starts from their preconceptions or prejudices (e.g. immigrants, China, shareholder capitalism, socialism, globalisation, the global elites) and concludes this is why everyone is angry, why some people are left behind, why people have stagnant incomes, why their community or suburb isn’t very prosperous and crime ridden. I’d argue the economics is important and aContinue reading “The 1%”

Capitalism: the fifth horseman?

Intrigued today by this somewhat inadequate piece in The Guardian with brief quotes from historians like Michael Wood and Tom Holland trying to link Coronavirus and climate change, the argument being that we are at dangerous juncture of human history caused by western capitalism. They argue that things like Covid has broken out because humansContinue reading “Capitalism: the fifth horseman?”