Profit-ism: the nightmare of todays daydreaming profiteers @Scottishleftrev. It’s time to re-imagine today’s economic-order.

Patrick Phillips examine the motivation of those that play and pray for profit.

Each year, thousands of books are published that demonstrate how profiteers make profits but never why. My forthcoming book, Ways of Expressing, aims to answer the questions: why are profiteers so insistent on the making of a profit, and what alternative economic-exchange is available to us now? Below are some extracts from it:

http://www.scottishleftreview.scot/profit-ism-the-nightmare-of-daydreamers/

 

 

 

The relationship between citizen and state has to change at local level. Read my article @TheCommonSpace

Patrick Phillips, writer and artist, argues that the concept of Local Authorities needs to be totally overhauled, including linguistically, so that the relationship between citizen and state is re-born

I HAVE written previously for CommonSpace about how my mother and I were treated at a time of crisis in our lives by the local authority. We were facing an illegal eviction and corruption of council tax payment from our landlord.

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