Category: #occupylsx

Can we beat undemocracy democratically?

Norman has an interesting thesis: […] Even if the sense many Occupy-ers have that, in Jones’s words, ‘the overwhelming majority [of people] have divergent interests from those at the top’ is accurate, this is a fact about the breakdown of…

Avoid false choices, above all

This has just come my way via the always attuned Paul Waugh: David Willetts tells #murnaghan “it would be appalling if we had a repeat of those shocking” student demos of a year ago It seems that soundbites like these,…

The Trickle-Up Theory

I wrote about the End of Morality the other day – it seemed to chime with a lot of people.  At one point, I said the following – out of intuition more than anything else (the bold is mine): Sometimes…