FailToPlan has had the privilege of being able to go to South Africa last week for research. There are any number of patronising things that could be written about how western citizens could learn from the residents of Soweto who made up the sample of people that I spoke to. We could look at the flexible and determined approach that the young men and women of the townships see their career...
Oh me old China, you're the drama queen!
There is a school of thought that suggests judgement on China Mieville’s essay on ‘apocalyptic London’ should be reserved until Monday, when a longer version is posted to the sensationally-titled website www.londonsoverthrow.org. Depending on the thread that the ‘extended version’ navigates this may be a response to bad editing on the part of the NYT rather than the author. But with a URL like...