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It’s the (reification of) the economy, stupid

rei·fi·cation (-f-kshn) n.  the conversion of an abstract concept into something concrete; a viewing of the abstract as concrete. My love for the Financial Times has price elasticity. As in, I still pony up for it at the eye-watering and … Continue reading

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Dilemmas of Democracy

Last week I was at an seminar called “Mobilizing Democracy to Tackle Climate Change.” It was, as all these things are, a curate’s egg. One of the best bits was the introductory talk (and well-handled Q and A) by Ian … Continue reading

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