Category: on a high

A three-act collabospiracy in the making

I invented this new word in my previous post: it describes a well-meaning conspiracy. “Collabospiracy” is the word I thought up. Examples of collabospiracies, already alluded to in that post, include everything we do to battle against terrorism, dictatorship and…

How can Labour be imaginative about wealth?

Both talk and policies about wealth are terribly repetitive.  Whilst right-wing parties still pretend to attribute a mysterious force to the idea of trickle-down economics – you know, the stuff where rich people get so rich that the crumbs which…

Biz news

As promised, I’ve been working hard on my biz – as befits this time of year.  Although, when working in an online environment, academic years and timeframes seem to mean less and less. Here’s what I’ve been doing.  First, this…

Legacy

It’s been a weird summer.  Horrible things happening in the world out there; the grist of mainstream and – now – social media too.  Just because you love cat gifs doesn’t mean you don’t see execution gifs … Beautiful things…

Beyond the Internet and the worldwide web

Some thoughts I just brainstormed via Twitter: #Globalisation promised progress from the well-off to the poor. TBH, it increasingly delivers pockets of poverty to the formerly well-off. #Globalisation’s making us poorer: s’times literally, as water loses its status as human…

A monarchy of customers

I posted earlier today an email which reached me as the nominal Amazon author I am (I’ve never received any payment as such, but this blog is still up there on their site as a product).  I was quite positive…