Tag Archives: Child labour

Modern Slavery

It is a disturbing truth of twenty-first century western society that we have convinced ourselves we live in a fair world. Sure, there’s some inequality in our lives but, for the most part, we all do okay: we have labour-saving … Continue reading

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Tobacco – the Economy of Death

As a committed anti-smoker with the slight disadvantage of a thirty-a-day habit, I have a great many issues with cigarettes. My main one, until recently, was this: the tobacco industry is run by a small group of incredibly rich, death-dealing … Continue reading

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