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Books, Essays

DOUGHNUT ECONOMICS Will Make You Hungry for Change

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

Books, Essays

Has The Economist Written the Future of Liberalism?

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?

Books

Musings on Stephen Fry’s More Fool Me

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

Essays, Film

How James Mangold’s LOGAN Screenplay Embraces the Myth of Superheroes

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.