Wandering beneath the grace of clouds

An interview with Janie Conway-Herron published in Text Journal

I am a collector. I collect lost stories; the ones that people forget or the ones that people know but don’t tell. You can find them if you look hard enough in the right places. I look for different stories and hold them up to myself like a mirror, searching for the elusive threads that might slip away before I have time to catch them.Go to Article

‘Why We’re in a New Gilded Age’ – a review of ‘Capital’

[Editor’s Note: Piketty’s thesis is known intuitively by many: that the disparity between the owners of property and the wage-earners is growing rapidly. This has distorted human relations across the planet to such an extent that global conflict arsing from this inequality is everywhere.]

The central thesis (of ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’) is that when the rate of return on capital (r) is greater than the rate of economic growth (g) over the long term, the result is concentration of wealth, and this unequal distribution of wealth causes social and economic instability.

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