It has now been a week since Brexit. A week for sovereignty to be regained, a week to send out the 50p’s, and a week for the United Kingdom to remain afloat. From Boris Johnson’s majority government, to estimating what the future holds. Alternatively, the past week has meant that the media’s concentration on Brexit has allowed the ever growing inequality within the United Kingdom to be overlooked once again.
I was inspired to write this as a result of reading Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth. I was hoping it would help me understand the subject (beyond my O Level 2), and a quick peek at a review told me it was written in a really good and understandable style. It was fun too. The Neoliberal script that economists have been using
After all of the wonderful people who passed away last year, (R.I.P. Sir Terry Wogan), we are pleased to report that the law of averages has been in touch with us and has good news. It dictates that 2017 will be a much better year for celebrity deaths and states that we will be able to dance on the graves of many politicians, CEO's and warmongers as the year goes
As if the British needed the BBC to tell them, the UK is now seen as one of the most "unequal" countries in the world with the rich-poor divide is massive and is only getting bigger. Maybe it has something to do with their inherent political corruption or possibly because London is the world capital for illegal money laundering.