BBC Salaries And The Normalisation Of Greed In Our Time

John Wight | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK
John Wight

It is beyond clear by now that the BBC, to coin an overused phrase, is no longer fit for purpose. It is no longer a public broadcaster whose content is representative of society, but instead a repository of the very elitism, greed, and inequality that is suffocating us all.

Christmas: A Letter To My Eating Disorder

Sophie Mei Lan | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Mei Lan

Dear Bully Inside Me I thought I'd write to you as it's nearly Christmas, you're favourite time of year. As a child it was my favourite time of the ...

Is Sleep A Basic Human Right?

Alan Gardner | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Politics
Alan Gardner

It's 6.17 on Wednesday morning. It's dark and quiet. Yesterday Prime Minister Theresa May gave the go-ahead to the third runway at Heathrow. "God,...

How Much Is Enough?

Amisha Bhavsar | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amisha Bhavsar

'I want, I want, I want!' We all have greed for one thing or another. Are you aware of your 'wants'? When you get what you want, do you find yourself wanting more? And when you get it all, are you satisfied? For how long?

Who Needs to Be a Millionaire?

Megan Hughes | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Hughes

In a recent interview in the Observer, Vince Cable admitted that he '[doesn't] understand why people need a million quid a year'. He isn't the first to question the growing divide between rich and poor, but he is one of the most high-profile politicians to do so in recent times...

Dear Boris, You Are Out of Touch.

John Nickson | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Politics
John Nickson

You now claim that you have been misquoted and agree that there is too much inequality. However, I have read your speech and it is unfortunate that you have expressed yourself in a way that comes over as exactly the opposite.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Greed Is Good, Says Boris

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday 28 November 2013... 1) GREED IS GOOD, SAYS BORIS Do the super-rich in the City have a better champi...

Jessica Elgot

10 Silly Things People Say About Food Banks | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK

It's an embarrassing fact for the coalition government, that soaring numbers of people turning to emergency food banks. More than 350,000 people re...

Is the UK Government Trying to Kill Off Photographers

Edmond Terakopian | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Edmond Terakopian

Regardless of if you're a proud parent taking pictures of your children or a professional photographer photographing news, weddings, portraits, landscapes and so on, all photographs uploaded to the internet will soon be in danger of getting stolen and used without your permission.

Ask Not What Your Council Can Do For You, Mr and Ms Elected Representative

Rob Atkinson | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Politics
Rob Atkinson

I'll be arguing the Utopian ideal on the radio, when we have this debate. I'll be saying that elected office is something that should be undertaken for the benefit it provides to the community, not for personal gain.

Do We Face the Apocalypse: Or are We in It?

Hugh Salmon | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

Nearly a million British soldiers were killed in the First World War. Is this what they died for?

Pick & Mix Morality? No Thanks Mr Cameron

Mark Donne | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Politics
Mark Donne

So there we are. The jingoism of the bulldog in Brussels last week gives way to religious supremacy and moral hectoring in Oxford this. Our prime minister - even by his own high standards - is on a roll of outlandish arrogance and spectacular hypocrisy.