Tag: distribution of wealth

The case of Sir Martin Sorrell

April 24, 2016 1 Comment
The case of Sir Martin Sorrell

From time to time the world of big business suffers a flurry of concern about the remuneration of chief executives.  Recently shareholders of the advertising company WPP worked themselves into a mini-lather about the pay of the company’s boss, Sir Martin Sorrell. Sorrell’s annual salary is £1,5000,000.  In March this year he gained a share award […]

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The religion of inequality

December 21, 2014 0 Comments
The religion of inequality

The other day, for no apparent reason, I pulled off the shelf my old second-hand copy of R.H. Tawney’s book Inequality. It still has a ragged and discoloured dust jacket, with a tea stain on the front, and it was well used before I bought it, for £1, on a date, unusually, I failed to […]

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Alfred Russel Wallace, Cymru a radicaliaeth

November 14, 2013 2 Comments
Alfred Russel Wallace, Cymru a radicaliaeth

Gan mlynedd ar ôl ei farwolaeth mae’r naturiaethwr o Gymru Alfred Russel Wallace o’r diwedd yn derbyn cydnabyddiaeth yn ein hamser ni am ei orchestion – nid yn unig am fod yn gyd-ddyfeisiwr, gyda Charles Darwin, o’r theori ‘esblygiad trwy ddetholiad naturiol’, ond hefyd am ei waith ar fioddaearyddiaeth a sawl pwnc arall. Dadorchuddiodd David […]

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