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

Neoliberalism explained by George Monbiot

George Monbiot explained neoliberalism simply and succinctly at the 2016 Hay Festival. Listen to his lecture here.

 

In this accessible talk, Mr Monbiot answers the oft asked question: “what is neoliberalism?”.… Read more

Review: The Men Who Made Us Spend. Putting the con into consumerism?

In The Men Who Made Us Spend BBC TV programmes, journalist Jacques Peretti presents his evidence, and offers no simple solutions.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