Do not ask me why i'm putting this in a blog about likeourselves but its 12.34am and as usual I'm in an odd mood around this time. Its like I've either been drinking or have a hangover and yet all I've been doing is working.
Anyway, back to the point. Somewhere in the last couple of decades we seem to have got the words 'economy' and 'society' the wrong way round. Everyone talks about 'GDP' and lots of other economic indices and they seem to have forgotten the point... the economy is there to serve society. What is the point of having a decade of boom if, during that decade, kids are stabbing each other in the street. By law we should force the politico's to speak social indices first and then relate them to the economy.
James Goldsmith had it right all along.
Here he is way back in 1994 predicting the future. That man had class (he died and that sucks):