Category Archives: The Guardian

‘To trust each other again, we need to become more equal’, by Larry Elliot

One of the (many) consequences of economic inequality in societies: mistrust. Elliot explains it here, focusing on US and Britain as examples of the growing economic inequalities at present. Larry Elliot: ‘To trust each other again, we need to become … Continue reading

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Will we be able to retire in what Fleming calls “the new dark ages”?

Peter Fleming, Professor of Business and Society at City University of London, publishes today an opinion article in which he states that only wealthy people will be able to retire in future. The article discusses some of the consequences such scenario would … Continue reading

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Vocabulary change and desensitization

Here we leave you with the letters in Saturday’s Guardian, dealing with exploitation and lies in the new world of work. See especially John Holroyd’s excellent letter about vocabulary change desensitizing us to what new conditions mean. Especially for those who … Continue reading

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