Tagged: Tom Wolfe

Mau-mauing the EQC flak-catchers - The Dismal Science

Bill Kaye-Blake Mar 04, 2013

In ‘Mau-mauing the flak-catchers’, Tom Wolfe describes how young urban entrepreneurs in San Francisco could get money out of the bureaucracy by mau-mauing — going down to City Hall and being so wild, so ghetto, that they would fund whatever youth group or outreach programme was being proposed as the solution. Institutions evolve, however, and [...] … Read More