Links tagged with “paulmason”
Thomas Piketty’s Capital: everything you need to know about the surprise bestseller | Books | The Guardian
Paul Mason’s good (I assume) summary of ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’.
BBC News - How to read London
Paul Mason, brilliant on the nature of London. Well worth a read.
The rise of bokeh photography
The BBC’s Paul Mason on using SLRs to shoot news footage, and the different kinds of video quality there are now (cf Charlie Brooker’s recent article on news footage quality).
BBC News - Davy Jones, signifier of modernity
Paul Mason on The Monkees and the 1960s: “If you watch just one episode of [The Monkees] … you will feel just a bit of what it was like before it all went wrong.” Lovely stuff.
BBC News - ‘Occupy’ is a response to economic permafrost
Good stuff by Paul Mason. “Occupy Everywhere, then, is the kind of movement you get when people start to believe mainstream politicians have lost their principles, or are trapped by vested interests, or are all crooked.” (via Preoccupations)
BBC - Newsnight: Paul Mason: Twenty reasons why it’s kicking off everywhere
Really, really worth a read, about the nature of young, disparate and distributed protest movements these days. “During the early 20th century people would ride hanging on the undersides of train carriages across borders just to make links like these.” (via Ben Hammersley)