By rejecting an immigration cap, Switzerland remains one of the most civilized nations on earth.
Desperate times breed desperate acts, hence, the Black Friday scrums. At least people weren’t rolling around on the floor in hopes of drawing a red card.
According to the WWF, the “number of wild animals on Earth has halved in the past 40 years.” And yet, the survival of the urban pigeon continues unabated.
In light of recent turmoil over pay raises, I say unto my brethren: In late capitalism, Dickensian pay packages are the norm for the labouring, academic classes.
No one lies when they swear on a bible.
In olden days, children with stalled futures would have made revolution rather than Facebook pages.
Ms Palin and Mr Trump are the clown cars of the Republican Party.
Britain has left Dickensian squalor behind. The US remains mired in Jacksonian Democracy.
It’s easy to get away with murder in Florida.
The film Breakfast Club is a YA version of My Dinner with Andre.
Our Dickensian morality causes us to empathise with the dysfunction in the depiction of a barely working, working class family (Shameless). The same morality causes us to disdain the dysfunction in the depiction of barely working, downwardly mobile upper class women (Girls).
Politics almost always detracts from art (Baraka).