Regarding Mukti Mitchell’s article Sweet No-Things (Resurgence 263), telling us to only buy the best quality is all very well, but he should explain how those of us who cannot work could ever afford to buy expensive toasters and drills.

I don’t have a credit card or even a bank account, so I can’t even take ‘advantage’ of lower internet prices, and unlike Mukti, I don’t have relatives who can afford to buy me such presents for Christmas!

Given that you publish this kind of article, as well as adverts for £415,000 eco-houses, I now realise that your publication is aimed firmly ...


There are approximately 642 more words in this article.

To read the rest of this article, please buy this issue, or join the Resurgence Trust. As a member you will receive access to the complete archive of magazines from May 1966.

Buy Issue Join Us

If you are already a member, please Sign in