The Conservatives are being urged to trump Labour by promising to build 300,000 new homes a year, in an attempt to shed their “party of the rich” image.
When watching television with my children, I attempt to keep up a stream of anti-consumerist propaganda. “The sole purpose of ITV,” I tell them, “is to sell advertising space to brands and make money for the owners.”
Pontiff attacks excessive bonuses, greed-based economy
David Simon, the creator of the critically acclaimed television series The Wire, delivered a powerful criticism of modern America during an appearance at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney.
The talk took place in November but details only recently surfaced after an edited transcript of the speech appeared online.
10,000 people were allegedly forced to attend one of the group executions
When you walk into this gallery under the arches of Hoxton Station, you are confronted by a spectacle in the best sense. The Aftermath Dislocation Principle Part I (2013) is a large installation of a post-apocalyptic Britain in which all the familiar signs of civilization have been ravaged.
A new exhibition at the Scottish Parliament brings together a freshly-curated cross-section of Warhol's supposedly political works
Singer said in the same 'great' week he was booed at the TED conference in Arusha, Tanzania
Highly-trained specialist police officers could be seen feeding ducks in Northern Ireland on Monday afternoon as potential threats to the security of the G8 summit failed to materialise.
A friend of mine recently got married in Las Vegas and celebrated by going to see Rod Stewart in concert there. He was enchanted by the whole glitzy glamour of the experience, and yet he’s a pretty old-fashioned type of socialist and, as it happens, an actor.
The target of Niall Ferguson's attack has also been traduced by economic convervatives
The last few weeks have been disastrous for Miliband. And this was no turnaround
Anders Lustgarten's play begins, promisingly enough, as a dystopian satire which takes us on a darkly absurd extrapolation of the “market knows best” approach to austerity.
As the world is getting more prosperous, the Western share of wealth is declining. It's a new world order and we must get used to it
The Drip's previous engagement with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has been to wonder at the boy-dictator's good looks. Now there's more serious matters afoot. A leader in this week's Economist raises concern that Mr Kim may be ready to host a nuclear test - and has been prophesying future war. Like father, like son.
Pubs will continue closing in their hundreds every year across the country without urgent action to ease the financial pressures on landlords, ministers will be warned next week.