Where Will We Live? (Part 1)

Housing, is one of the most pressing topics in the UK. In 2017 the Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May promised to make it her mission to fix the housing budget by increasing the affordable homes budget by £2bn to £9bn (Parker and Wright, 2017) in total leading to the building of 25,000 additional social homes in 2020 and 2021 (Collier, 2017). She additionally reaffirmed her commitment to the conservative pledge made in 2015 to build 1 million houses by 2020. Roughly 169,000 homes were completed in 2015 and 217,000 were completed in 2017 (“House Building In England”, 2017). She also...

A Quick Introduction

Welcome to my new blog, I say new because my main blog which can be located here is still going to be the main place where I’ll be writing about music however I’ve long felt like I’d occasionally like to write in depth about other topics, specifically political, social and economic issues. The reasons for this, was largely based on the the original/seed idea behind my main blog, which was the idea that the best our present had to offer was mainly reinterpretations of the past. Whilst this originally concerned music, it seemed increasingly important, given the growth of dehumanising...