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March 27, 2018 · 26 Comments

How the aristocracy preserved their power | Chris Bryant

“Historically, the British aristocracy’s defining feature was not a noble aspiration to serve the common weal but a desperate desire for self-advancement. They stole land under the pretence of piety … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · 32 Comments

So it’s Monday again. Ricky Gervais, Liquid Surveillance, Social Media & More

  I’ve been reading Zygmunt Bauman’s thoughts on social media. Exceptionally interesting analysis. He says users: Β “…are simultaneously promoters of commodities and the commodities they promote. They are, at the … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · 16 Comments