Entries by Jonty Langley from 10/2011

The NHS Soup-Kitchen

| Posted 10.06.2011 | UK Politics

If the NHS is like a soup-kitchen, it's in the best possible way. 'The NHS isn't some sort of soup kitchen where everyone can just pile in.' That, d...

Steve Jobs: Learning From The iSaint

| Posted 10.09.2011 | UK Politics

We can mourn for Steve Jobs, but we shouldn't ignore the moral problems posed by the high-priest of tech-cool.

Humblebrags and Butapologies

| Posted 10.09.2011 | UK Politics

The 'humblebrag' was a concept to which many were introduced last week. Primarily used in a social media context like Twitter or Facebook, it's a label applied to a boast cloaked in false humility or any supposedly innocuous statement intended to make the poster look good.

Occupy Wall Street Founder Speaks

| Posted 10.16.2011 | UK Politics

Kalle Lasn, founder of Adbusters, the magazine that sparked off the Occupy Wall Street movement, talks consumerism, advertising and spirituality -- an...

Preoccupied At St Pauls

| Posted 10.16.2011 | UK Politics

The policeman preventing our exit from the protest said to me: "Your t-shirt is a bit of a giveaway." It wasn't a fashion criticism. My shirt had 'poverty is political' printed on it.