Tag Archives: economics

LO, THE POOR BOURGEOIS!

Oct 11, 1919 LO, THE POOR BOURGEOIS! IF there was one feature of the great railway strike more melancholy than another, it was the figure cut by a certain section of the middle-classes. For our part we have always been impatient of dull gibes at the middle-classes—gibes that are the boast of the artistic and […]

Bargain Sales and the Man

The Catholic Press – 15 August 1929 Bargain Sales and the Man There are few things pleasanter than spending money, and yet how difficult it is to do so without a guilty consciousness of extravagance! Nearly everything that we have been taught since childhood, whether in the copybooks or by uncles anxious about our future, […]

If I’d Had a Fiver…

Saskatoon Star-Phoenix – Jan 3, 1948  If I’d Had a Fiver…  Some of the things we read in the papers about the world in which we live are almost as hard to believe as the things we read in fairy-tale books. I find it hard to believe, for example, that a boy of fifteen can […]