Las Vegas: Everyone’s a Loser

Las Vegas is Spanish for The Meadows. A settlement was established there in 1905. Before that it was just an oasis in the Mojave Desert. Nothing strange about an oasis in the desert. A well with water for the weary traveller and his camels. Trees to shade them from the hot sun while they rest. …

Disability: Models of Meaning

Much has been made in the media in recent years about the growing costs associated with meeting the needs of elderly and disabled people under the current social system known as capitalism. Politicians are never shy when it comes to declaring that ‘we need to do something about the growing problem of an ageing and …