The capital of culture is not an award of culture at all rather an invitation for big businesses to come into the city like vultures and pick on the poor working class consumerist habits. Yes they will provide more jobs and increase the economic state but how much will that benefit the city itself? The ones who will benefit are the owners of these multinational companies who don’t even live in the city. It is just another move to make every city in the country have exactly the same shops where everyone can buy the same clothes.
Sunday, September 23, 2007
Why Culture Of Capital Sucks For Working Class Scousers
Here, plain and simple, are the reasons why working class people in Liverpool are waking up to the fact that Capital of Culture is just another con. As new anarchism site The Nihilist so succinctly puts it: