|LETTERS FROM LONDON
|REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL
24th FEBRUARY 2011
|1. WHAT'S YOURS IS MINE:
Watching the documentary Inside Job by Charles Ferguson the audience gets
to see a few of the evil world-economy-controlling-higher-echelon up close and
personal. Matt Damon leads us through the scheme that lays out why we are all
poor and suffering and the rich are even richer and more powerful after the
2008 banking mess they created while we were collectively hypnotised by the
|2. A CALL TO ARMS:
PM Call-me-Dave took the big guns to his trip to Abu Dhabi. Accompanied by
more than 100 British companies eagerly ready for action. They are there to
flog their weapons of mass destruction at the huge and all the rage Middle East
arms fair. Or is it a fete? A celebration of the determination of the uber-rich,
drunk on power dictators to control their mutinous masses.
|3. THE EMPRESS' NEW CLOTHES:
The theatre of the absurd for six days. It’s London Fashion Week of course.
Fat – oops, plus size – is out...near death and transgender is in. London does it
best. Emphasis on individuality, eccentricity, innovation, theatricality and most
importantly – cool. All presented and performed pretty much over the top.