Connecting The Dots: food prices, inflation, unemployment, revolutions and peak oil

Connecting the dots The revolt in Tunisia ushered in 2011, when Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in front of the administrative building in the city of Sidi Bouzid. And in doing so lit the fuse that has detonated Egypt and threatens to topple the political order of the Maghreb, Yemen, and beyond. The reason … Continue reading

An Aesthetic Education

The specialisation and consequently the fragmentation of human nature derive from the capitalistic limitations of the modern day education. Instead of developing as a whole well-rounded individual we each have to give one-sided emphasis to a particular aspect of our being in order to get on in the world. This is damaging when it comes … Continue reading

Hitting The Ceiling

US government will be seen hitting limit. In the next coming months the United States federal government is expected to hit the debt ceiling, a limit on how much the federal government is allowed to borrow. But until then a battle in is brewing in Washington, in a new and politically divided congress, between the … Continue reading

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