Category Archives: economics

New World Order

We’ve been betrayed. We’ve been sold an idea that is utterly without merit, yet we’re so steeped in the idea, we’ve lost the ability to see beyond it. Our politics, our economics, our social structures and our religions are not … Continue reading

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Sham

Rochelle organises the Friday Fiction one hundred word competition, prompted by a photo, each week: https://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/ Sham: “Are you deliberately missing the point? I am not saying that I approve of the killing. You know that I am a pacifist. … Continue reading

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Paris

This piece says it better than I ever could: http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/11/13/the-age-of-despair-reaping-the-whirlwind-of-western-support-for-extremist-violence/

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Defence Spending

Every Friday authors from around the world gather here to share their 100-words and offer constructive crit and encouragement to each other. This creates a wonderful opportunity for free reading of very fresh fiction! Readers are encouraged to comment as … Continue reading

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Big Feet Elite

The Inkwell’s Half-hour Challenge theme for February is “Fanning the Flames”. Big feet are best: everyone knows that. Our superior position in the world is justified and proven, both vindicated and vindicating. And amongst us big feet, a few are … Continue reading

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Favourite Tory Myths

When are the Tories going to stop banging on about the economic mess they inherited? For their rhetoric to mean anything, they would have to convince us that they would/could have avoided the economic meltdown. They are unable to do … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Is Better Privatised?

David Cameron told the Commons at Prime Minister’s Question Time that a privatised Royal Mail is best for Britain. However much the Royal Mail costs, a privatised one must make a profit in addition to that cost. What Cameron is … Continue reading

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