We all know the amoral armaments industry will be cashing in when Obama shows the Syrian people how much he loves them. But I got some spam today, pretty meaningless but it does highlight how capitalism will be seeking it's big bucks when the civilians start dying.From: firstname.lastname@example.orgTo: chrishall57@Subject: This Company had a huge day … Continue reading Making money out of the misery of the Syrians
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)Yup, that's what the BBC News site says here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19174649But Capitalism is a beast with a rapacious appetite. It has to be filled with profit or it becomes violent. Which means that once again the working class, the poor and the less able bodied will pay to feed the hunger of the wealthy.(Apologies … Continue reading Bank cuts growth forecast to zero
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Image by Getty Images via @daylifeSo says the BBC. No, I don't think he really is calling for a form of Distributism, merely offering up sound bites that seem to be rounding the edges from our current form of rampaging Capitalism. There's lots of talk in political circles at the moment of a more 'friendly … Continue reading Nick Clegg and Distributism?
More media misinformation from the Daily Mail about the poor old banks.Apparently the banks are writing off debt from struggling families to the tune of £40M a day. The paper goes on:Between April and June banks and building societies were forced to 'write off ' £3.5billion, around £40million every day, the largest amount since records … Continue reading Banks forced to write off £40m a day in family debt
Image via WikipediaAs the title says, from the BBC News website - 'Britons to pay more for a loaf of bread as wheat prices jump'So it seems that lucky old us will be paying more for our wheat, and hence our bread sometime soon. It's all because of wildfires in Russia and flooding in Pakistan. … Continue reading Britons to pay more for a loaf of bread as wheat prices jump