Privatised Planet

With only a few days into a new right-wing UK government, a minister has conceded that extra nurses in the publicly-funded National Health Service (NHS) won’t be in place for another decade. This admission has been made against a backdrop in which thousands of nurses year-on year are leaving the service and where a private insurance based […]

Batsh*t Construction

Over millennia, and certainly since Field of Dreams, the idea that build it and they will come has prevailed. After Kevin Costner’s massive success, it seems that politicians have taken his gung ho approach to construction literally. Olympic stadiums, often bankrupt host nations and the skyscraper index, tells us that the world’s tallest buildings are […]