Alice Oswald Withdraws from TS Eliot Prize

As the possibility of a second recession continues in the UK, and investment bankers including bank bosses left no opportunity in the recent years to bag bonuses whilst people lost jobs and education became unaffordable, British poet Alice Oswald decides to withdraw from the prestigious TS Eliot Prize nomination since it is being funded by an investment company, Aurum Funds.

Is every investment company as socially divorced as to pay millions of pounds in bonus to its bosses from taxpayers’ money even when running in losses? There is no news that suggests Aurum Funds is such a company, yet Oswald decides to withdraw her nomination from this prize as her voice against behaviour of the investment companies in the recent years of economic recession.

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