As we reach the shortest day of the year with the Winter Solstice, it seems all hope is extinguished. But is it really?
This piece grew out of a gently amusing thread I’d posted to Facebook on the subject of English passive aggression. Why?
War has become a metaphor much-used by politicians in recent weeks – ‘the battle against this deadly virus‘. It looks more and more like a sad hangover from the jingoistic bluster of the farce that was Brexit.
It’s the economy, stupid! Today, more than ever, we need to educate people on how the economy works and why decisions made in seemingly remote centres of power affect our daily lives and are at the root of the way we view the world.
The failure to understand the values, motivations and desires of Millennials is dangerous at best, stupid at worst.