Pillars of society: homelessness protesters pitch up in St Peter’s Square, Manchester. How collective will pushed back a decade of council neglect by Liam Mullany. Were you to listen to any
Don’t bring the house down
Real estate is a load bearing part of the UK economy. Alexander Tziamalis warns how cracks are appearing. London real estate is in a downward spiral, for the first time
Money for nothing: Neoclassical economics leaves windfalls from land ownership largely overlooked. As the value of land swells, generations in the UK who didn’t catch the tide of house ownership
A shocking trolley
A misplaced piece of supermarket equipment starts a dreadful carry on. I was not going to go for the lockdown fad of starting a new project but I have decided
And so… to the cleaners. An invitation to lunch all gets a bit messy.
Last week I had a lunch date. This is not something I get to have much these days. One of my postgraduate students, Crispin McDonal, contacted me through my university.
Your house is the rotten heart of the inequality engine
The bloated value of your house(s) is an unearned windfall and a expropriation from others. Think depriving the NHS or poor kids. Yeah, that bad! I know you didn’t plan
In 1985 London’s Victoria and Albert Museum put on an exhibition entitled National characteristics of design. It looked at various aspects of manufacturing, fashion and other sectors in eight leading
Symptoms of growth addiction: bad housing, bad health and Donald Trump?
In this issue we focus on the economics of two issues that have dominated our politics for decades: health and housing. The health of the NHS is maybe our