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

In quotes: The origins of consumerism and the work ethic

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