The decade-long crisis in global politics and economics may provide nightmare fuel for the politicians, the economists and those who must deal with the consequences of their decisions, but it is a lucrative literary boon to the academic. Every dusty hypothesis, from the cranked to the ingenious, has been sent from the office drawers to… Continue reading DOUGHNUT ECONOMICS Will Make You Hungry for Change
For some, an anniversary marks the time for wonderful nostalgia. Reliving the greatest hits can be invigorating, but for liberalism, it would be blind. Not to say that liberalism hasn't produced plenty of great hits (they are impossible to count), rather those hits are no longer enough to sustain the momentum. As anyone who has… Continue reading Has The Economist Written the Future of Liberalism?
I'm terrible with impulse purchases - or, rather, rents. As a frequent visitor to my local library, I often pick up books on a whim (even though my reading list is physically towering), the latest victim being Stephen Fry's More Fool Me. Fry is one of those figures whom everyone in Britain knows of, but… Continue reading Musings on Stephen Fry’s More Fool Me
Another book review! This time, we take a look at Yuval Noah Harari's 'Sapiens'...
A wee essay I wrote sometime in 2017, when I was in sixth form, on the divergent strands of feminism - because what the world needs is more men talking about women's rights. Enjoy!
A wee essay I wrote in January 2017, when I was in sixth form, on the relationship between conservatism and free-market capitalism - enjoy!
What's this? Another book review?
On the 10th anniversary of IRON MAN, I take a look back at the time which has passed in the journey to INFINITY WAR.
STAR WARS IS COOL
An essay on LOGAN, written for Screenwriting class when I was at university, prior to LOGAN'S Best Adapted Screenplay nomination at the Academy Awards. It received a First, at 80/100 marks.