Who we’re watching for London 2012

Everyone has their favourites they tune in for during the Olympics, whether it’s the Olympic giants such as the infamous Usain Bolt, the immense Michael Phelps or their own national…

A ‘V sign’ for the world’s poor

Image: Cayman Islands 2005 084 (2006) by Salvatore.Fren, Flickr. A useful dictum to remember when trying to understand and analyse global inequality is ‘study the rich and powerful, not the…

Fighting back against industries of desire

Artist – Robert Montgomerry (UK) // install in Bristol The central message to UK outfit ‘Brandalism’ who exploded onto the British scene in the past few days was in bringing…

5 myths about the world’s population

Image: Crowd by James Cridland, Flickr The world’s population reached 7 billion people in October last year, according to United Nations estimates. Debates surrounding overpopulation, the environment, distribution of resources…