We would like to pretend that pricing helps what is scarce go to those who value it most. In our world, increased pricing just makes a good accessible to the yet richer section of a privileged sector.  Increasing the price of a good, and overvaluing the labour required to produce it shifts it further into […]

It’s that spot during the evening when the things I haven’t done, the things still to do crowd into my mind. I notice I’ve written two blogposts in six months.  I realise the thoughts I’ve struggled to find purchase for aren’t finding expression. The night feels clear and sharp   but also far too big […]

On the streets, for an alternative

Ok, so I’m going to be out on the streets tomorrow (today), and I thought I’d explain the reasons here for the record, and also explain the other reasons – reasons no to march – that didn’t quite win out.  And if I digress into epistemology, then so be it. It’s the march ‘for the […]

My New Year’s Articulation

Been quiet lately – had too much to say, too messily, and it never seemed to get neat enough in my head to write down. Multiple narratives of catastrophe, hyperbole, deep strong feelings, mingled with the defininate suspicion that most of what everybody is doing and saying isn’t having that much effect, and what’s more […]