Not very long ago, the world had a different shape. The cities were shaped differently too.
‘The refrain we hear again and again is “We have to be electable.” No one disagrees. But is that actually what’s happening?’
Six years after his death, Zygmunt Bauman can still eviscerate – disembowel the claims of others and skin them of their intellectual pretensions.
The world population is expected to peak in the summer of 2086. But do the official United Nations estimates give enough consideration to human behaviour?
I am not pessimistic when it comes to global trends. But closer to home the statistics are a lot less rosy.
In 2010, the Parliamentary Council Housing Group of MPs and Defend Council Housing (DCH) published “Council Housing: Time to Invest, fair funding, investment and building council housing”.
In 2023, when discussing what might be possible with levelling up, Peter John quoted the July 2021 words of the Prime Minister said a year before he was forced to resign from office
The UK government may be taxing people more (other than the very well off) than it has done in many decades, but
The 20th century coronary heart disease pandemic remains a partial enigma.
Any concerns that the UK’s covid-19 inquiry would give ministers an easy ride seem to have been dispelled by the determination with which its chair, Heather Hallett, has pursued information held by former prime minister Boris Johnson.
Danny Dorling discusses the end of the age of speed in his book Slowdown.
In ‘The long shadow of the cost-of-living emergency’, Amy Baker and Hannah Paylor revealed that:
In Response to: Oxford Magazine, No. 452, 0th Week, TT, “The New Roundheads”
From 1798 to 1822 Britain suffered it longest ever fall in wages and a huge drop in living conditions
I suspect they would agree to him joining, were he to ask. He is, after all, both patriotic and a multi-millionaire.
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