gominokouhai + inequality   10

Born to drool « Wee Ginger Dug
This is what we look like to the rest of the world.
"The existence of the monarchy at the apex of the class system is what justifies the entire class system and which allows balloons like Boris Johnson and Davie Cameron to imagine that they have an entitlement to rule over us. We have an etonianocracy because of the monarchy. It’s the monarchy which provides the justification for the democratic obscenity which is the House of Lords.[...] The monarchy symbolises that the UK is founded upon the privilege of the few and the entitlement of the rich. This is a country in which unfairness is a foundation of the constitution."
republicanism  britishness  equality  inequality  poverty  politics  uk 
june 2016 by gominokouhai
Smatterings: We could have had a better tomorrow
Bastards. The only way for this to make any sense is that they want to remove the Bedroom Tax only when they're in power, and one has to admit that their manifesto would look pretty goddamn thin without it. Bastards. We pay them £66k salaries so that they can vote on things, and this is what we get? Bastards.
bloodytories  economy  inequality  news  politics  poverty 
november 2013 by gominokouhai
The Truth About Jobseekers' Allowance
Please disregard the Comic Sans on the title page. The other 63 slides are entirely full of good stuff.
unemployment  slideshow  poverty  workfare  bloodytories  inequality 
october 2013 by gominokouhai
UK most unequal country in the West | Indy
Congratulations everyone: we're on a level with Nigeria. Can I assist anyone in this bank account belonging to a deceased politician?
bloodytories  politics  news  economy  inequality  uk 
january 2013 by gominokouhai
Too Hot for TED: Income Inequality
A one-percenter insists that the rich don't drive job creation, and the talk is rapidly decided to be too partisan for TED (despite being true). Now with graphs! Contains links to the full transcript and the slides.
streisandeffect  inequality  politics 
may 2012 by gominokouhai
Is the food revolution just a great big fat lie? | Life and style | The Guardian
or, Why Jamie Oliver Is An Insidious Threat To Society And Must Be Destroyed For The Good Of All
foodies  food  politics  inequality  cooking  food 
march 2012 by gominokouhai

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