Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Six of the Best 423

David Boyle introduces his new report on payday loan companies and their effect on the local economy for Liberal Democrat Voice. The comments are entertaining too.

"The problem is that a regime characterized by increasingly draconian job search requirements and increasingly punitive sanctions is denying people access to the support needed to keep them from destitution." Alex Marsh writes on Medium about David Cameron and the bishops' argument over welfare policy.

Property prices and rents in London are causing more people to try living on a boat on the Thames. It is not as pleasant as it sounds, says Sam Forbes in the Guardian.

"Reconnecting children with nature isn't some middle class pipe dream. It’s vital." Tom Seaward writes about Project Wild Thing for the British Science Association.

BuzzFeed has 15 extraordinary Victorian photographs showing the construction of the London Underground.

Remember Coca-Cola’s 1971 "I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke" television commercial? Well I do. And so does Tom Osbourne on The Rouse.

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