Basic choice is being undermined. Not only is our choice of transport mode being proscribed, but whether we should actually make the journey in the first place is being questioned.
In 1919, demonstrators held aloft placards appealing to Mr Science and Mr Democracy in what has been called the “Chinese enlightenment” period.
Bill Gates offers little by way of explanation as to why people might choose the more expensive green alternative, implying that they might have to be imposed.
Designers who think they should “educate” the public are sorely mistaken. Designers must meet the public as active participants.
“Vulnerable” countries have been screwed by supra-national bodies like the IMF and World Bank for decades. They are about to get screwed again by the same people, but this time in the name of saving the planet.
Croydon’s £120million bail-out for its development cock-up is the largest financial settlement for a local authority in UK history. Such an exceptional settlement means that services will close
One of the unintended consequences of the Grenfell tragedy is the threat of penury or bankruptcy for leaseholders at the other end of the country.
Drakeford has undoubtedly benefited from the misconception that Wales’ social care meltdown is the result of central government policies rather than its own mismanagement.
A new priesthood of power based on scientific expertise seeks to replace bourgeois values of self-determination, family, community and nation with ‘progressive’ ideas: globalisation, sustainability, redefined gender roles and the authority of experts.
Chess players, mathematicians, physicists, scientists, etc are not automatons; mechanical, calculating machines devoid of any creativity but in fact, they are supremely alert to creative possibilities.