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The lucky ticket

Written By: - Date published: 2:56 pm, April 24th, 2012 - 52 comments

By popular acclaim we’re putting this comment by rosy up as a Guest Post. Rosy describes success in life by analogy to winning various divisions of lotto…

The class politics of Lotto

Written By: - Date published: 11:00 am, April 18th, 2011 - 129 comments

Bright Red asks why people buy Lotto when, for the vast majority, gambling means losing money in the long-run. Because gambling gives a taste, a tiny chance of a life-changing win. It’s no coincidence that Lotto and casinos were legalised during the neoliberal revolution, which took away the route to decent wealth through work for most.

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