Monthly Archives: February 2015

Privatised Air

One of my memories of reading ‘The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists’ is where Owen argues that, if they could, capitalists would sell us the air we breathe.  I read it before water, energy from natural resources and lots of other things … Continue reading

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Save the Joiners Arms!

The Joiners Arms is a pub on Hackney Road, just inside the Tower Hamlets border.  It’s been a well-known ‘gay pub’ for many years, but its lease wasn’t renewed at the end of January and it had to close.  The … Continue reading

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