The truth is we all know deep down that it's nonsense. It makes no sense for a company's value to fluctuate wildly from one day to the next and for a select few people to become extraordinarily rich from the labor of many. But we accept the system because things have always been this way and to advocate for something else would be, well, a bit radical, wouldn't it? … [Read more...] about Is capitalism a runaway car veering off a cliff?
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Tevez unlicensed – Manchester United, 2009 Footballers love to splash the cash on fancy cars, though sometimes they apparently forget the basics needed to enjoy such luxuries. Police pulled over Carlos Tevez on the M60 near Stretford in February suspecting his white Bentley Continental GT Speed's windows may have been too dark. "They were tested at the roadside and found to be too dark, so a prohibition notice was issued to the driver," said a spokesman for Greater Manchester police. "When asked to provide his documentation, however, it was discovered that the driver did not have a full UK driving licence and was advised to arrange removal of the car. As he could not arrange this, the car was removed under Section 165 of Road Traffic Act 1988." The £140,000 car was duly impounded while an investigation into the 25-year-old Argentine's lack of a licence was launched. What made matters worse was that Tevez's team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo, had been pulled up and fined for having … [Read more...] about Gluttony – part five
'Had it been possible for Child C to have met specialist child exploitation workers while still in custody, and then brought back to London by these workers, and ideally if they could have continued to work with him for a time after his return, I believe such workers would have been able to exploit the 'reachable moment' of this crisis in the police station, during the car journey, and then subsequently, and start exploring with Child C the risks to him of his vulnerability to exploitation. … [Read more...] about Police ‘missed chance to save Jaden Moodie’: Teenager, 14, who was killed in drug turf war ‘was found in crack den three months earlier but no action was taken to safeguard him’