Monthly Archives: January 2018

The immaterial economy

(featured image credit: torstensimon) The peculiarly human nature of economics On Wednesday 10 January Philip Hammond, the UK’s chancellor of the exchequer, and his cabinet colleague David Davis, the secretary for Exiting the EU, flew to Germany. The aim of their … Continue reading

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Someone else’s shoes

(featured image: Three-shots) Metaphorically wearing other people’s shoes can help us understand them better… but what if they don’t fit? “Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are … Continue reading

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