Brexit, empire and cultural dementia. David Andress demolishes lazy nationalism

A leave voter at the Save Brexit Rally wants Brexit to “get back to being a British Empire”. Are his views a product of ‘cultural dementia’?Read more

James Joyce in summary: escape is a key theme in his work

Throughout his life James Joyce attempted to escape – from war, religion, convention, narrative structure, language…

“When the soul of a man is born in this country there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight.Read more

The Men Who Made Us Spend: More information, links, quotes and notes from the BBC TV programme

In The Men Who Made Us Spend BBC TV series, journalist Jacques Peretti examines consumerism. The three thought-provoking programmes explore, in order, how product lifespan, fear and children are used to drive consumption.Read more