A Polanyian Perspective on the Contemporary Global Financial Order.

Some of my politics reading this week has been on the work of Karl Polanyi. He made a brilliant contribution to social-economic theory in the Great Transformation. This is a summary of a… Continue reading

The Daily Mail inciting racial hatred once again.

Children who speak English as their first language are now a minority in inner-city London primary schools, official figures showed yesterday. Youngsters with a different mother tongue form a majority in primaries in… Continue reading

Nature’s Greatest Mystery.

High Focus has one aim according to their site – to resurrect the legacy of UK hip hop. They are certainly doing that. Support the project and buy the album.


God Bless America

We all know how the US has stood up to promote democracy and freedom within an international context. This great little compilation video shows how America is championing these ideals at home too.… Continue reading

The World’s Poor

We seem to automatically focus on Africa and a small number of other failed states when discussing world poverty. The rapidly expanding population (the number of Africans is due to double between now… Continue reading

New Immortal Technique Mixtape.

The realest hip hop artist out there is back. Features from Dead Prez, Brother Ali & Chuck D to name a few. Bit of a lighter mood on this release but he’s still… Continue reading


Mercado de las Brujas, La Paz

I miss you Bolivia.


Photography by Farhan Ahmad.