Money — to be or not be?

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By Matthew Gibson Money seems indispensable. It is almost impossible to imagine going through a day without using money, or something that we have already bought with money. When we talk about money in a colloquial manner we normally refer to three things: something that allows us to engage in…

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Urban Justice

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By Matthew Gibson In popular debate, a range of types of justice are commonly referred to, including environmental justice, economic justice, social justice. To this list, it is vital that urban justice is added. Urban justice is by no means a new concept, David Harvey’s 1973 book Social Justice and…

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Ecstacy in the UK

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The demand for certain illegal drugs raises a relatively obvious question: why spend money on something that could kill you? The recent case of high-dose ecstasy pills in the UK can be used to answer this question. The UK example reveals that issues of culture and information are key to…

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