Independent Radical Publishing
Sun, 21 Oct 2018, 15:00
Corn Exchange, Newbury (UK), Balcony Bar, Corn Exchange, Market Place, Newbury, RG14 5BD
Free talk as part of the 'Newbury Talks' programme
Banks accused of rate-fixing. MPs cooking the books. Major defence contractors investigated over suspect arms deals. Police accused of being paid off by tabloids. The headlines are familiar, but just how corrupt is Britain?
Prof David Whyte (University of Liverpool) writes extensively on the connection between corporate law and power. This talk will focus on his research into the corruption that he sees embedded in UK politics, police and finance.
Explores the different facets of how austerity in Britain is a form of institutional violence