Landscapes of Power – Moscow

By Alexander Leo Phillips On Tuesday 28th September Yuri Luzhkov was sacked after 18 years as Moscow’s mayor.  Given the … More

Islamic Finance

By Alexander Leo Phillips Public confidence in the banking sector has been significantly shaken over recent years.  Given the turmoil … More

Live Aid 25

By Alexander Leo Phillips Tuesday 13th July marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Live Aid.  The “global jukebox”, devised by Bob … More

iPad controversy highlights growing inequality in China

In the week that Apple became the worlds most valuable hi-tech company, the organisation has faced criticism for the working conditions of production line workers in China. This article looks at the work in Geography around commodification and globalisation and reflects on the inequality that these processes can bring.