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Wage Inequality

May 12

It suits the current political climate to perpetuate a narrative that poor people are poor because they don’t work hard.  The growing gulf between the haves and the have nots in our world is bad for society.  Monkeys just do it faster.

The Invisible People

Aug 12

There is a fashion at the moment for videoing yourself doing unusual things and uploading it to youtube. They are everywhere but Upworthy share these types of video at an almost hourly rate. Often they highlight issues within our society that should cause us great shame like the plight of the poor or homeless. Here

The Big Benefits Row

Feb 6

I’m always cutting edge and up to date, never several days behind.  No no no. I recorded The Big Benefits Row the other night because I’d had a bad day.  A well informed individual from the local area was using Facebook to inform everyone that Foodbanks were just a way for “trendy, dogooder, left wing,

Growth and Inequality

Feb 5

Last night I watched QI and it was all about happiness.  The wonderful thing about QI is that every 30 seconds you have your perceptions challenged.  You look at the TV and say “Eh, what, really“? What made me do the double take last night?  Stephen Fry said that there is a 10% wider gap