Mark Fisher, theorist, author, lecturer and blogger, has died. He was the author of ‘Capitalist Realism.… Read more
George Monbiot explained neoliberalism simply and succinctly at the 2016 Hay Festival. Listen to his lecture here.… Read more
In The Men Who Made Us Spend BBC TV series, journalist Jacques Peretti examines consumerism.… Read more
Along Plum Lane to Shooters Hill, London.
“But I left you on the Debris
Now we both know you got no money.… Read more
A ship with a precious cargo sank off the east coast of Greek island Antikythera, around the second quarter of the 1st century BC.… Read more
Plumstead Common is a surprisingly wild green space in the urban, densely populated, Borough of Greenwich, south east London.
Within the Common is The Slade – an ancient valley that was formed at the end of the last Ice Age when the melting glaciers formed rushing rivers.… Read more
Tewin Bury Farm Hotel in Hertfordshire, UK, is a popular venue for wedding parties and many other types of gatherings. As an ancient settlement, Tewin has seen many celebrations over thousands of years.… Read more
Over the years many documents have surfaced that may explain the origins of our society’s apparently all-pervading consumerism. On this page I’m going to try and list some of the important sources that may give us some insight into the origins of consumerism and the work ethic.… Read more