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The man in the high castle
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The man in the high castle

The third series of “The man in the high castle” has finally been released on Amazon Prime. And disappointing it is too.   Steve Latham   This treatment of Philip K. Dick’s seminal novel began well enough, with frequent recognisable connections to the book. But as it has progressed, and […]

Universal Credit, universal misery
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Universal Credit, universal misery

The UK government policy of Universal Credit is unanimously criticised by food banks, and homeless charities, as a major contributor to the further immiseration of the poorest sectors of society   Steve Latham   The idea was initially presented as a solution to the complex system of multiple benefits, confusing […]

Regressive progressive
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Regressive progressive

It’s strange how today’s progressive orthodoxy becomes tomorrow’s outdated fashion. We can see this easily when we look at the past.   Steve Latham   Yesterday’s beliefs appear to us as the products of their times and their ideologies.  But we find it hard to apply this perspective to our […]