Category Archives: Economics

What A Banker

Fire your starting pistols into the air for today is Blank Holiday. Actually, scrap that, give your starting pistols the day off for today is Blank Holiday. Don’t begin any races or rob any inconveniently closed building societies. It’s the … Continue reading

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Laugh It Up, Fuzzball

When I was a teenager, Saturday morning in town was such an exciting time. Friends from different schools were around, girls were showing off their latest fashionable attire, shops were so busy it made shop-lifting ridiculously easy, pocket money jangled … Continue reading

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Principia Advertia

“Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.” I have little doubt that somewhere in the world over the past thirty years or so, some advertising executive with just a little … Continue reading

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The Laddie Reckons Himself A Poet

A weekend of sleep is a sleepend of week. And all of a sudden it is Monday and I’ve got the words ‘Captain Marvel’ careering around my brain but to the tune of the old ‘Captain Birdseye’ jingle. As if … Continue reading

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You Can Call Me Al Capone

Hello Thursday, will you be friends and pals with me and not ask me to spend all the day being sick? You will? Then I like you and won’t throw gravel at your shins. Oh, and will you encourage me … Continue reading

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Do Not Feed The Animals?

In naturally evolving ecosystems the underlying purpose of an individual animal’s existence is to survive long enough to produce and hopefully nurture young in order to ensure the continuation of their species.  In human, capitalist societies the apparent purpose of … Continue reading

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The Return Of The Other

In case nobody was paying attention in 2016 let me recap the political situation in the United Kingdom and America right now: childish-tantrum, know-nothing, fuck-witted bastards are in charge and they are leading both countries down dangerous, divisive paths of … Continue reading

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