It will not be enough to make empty promises or token gestures
By definition, it is not equipped to challenge existing relations of power and distribution other than marginally, with token gestures
Often I just felt helpless, that all I could give were token gestures
, a smile, a hug, a game with the children, an ear to their problems.
Surely a magazine of such high quality and skill as yourselves need not resort to such cheap token gestures
"Cuts by the Big Six earlier this year were token gestures
, leaving the average customer just PS28 a year better off.
It's no good making token gestures
for two hours and then blazing lights for seven weeks - the climate won't care.
People who use bikes claim they are being fobbed off with token gestures
instead of solid facilities that encourage people to cycle.
Why is it that if you speak English you are entitled to all the information available, but Welsh speakers have to be grateful that, cost permitting, a few token gestures
will be made to accommodate them?
What difference can these token gestures
possibly make to the global picture?
These are token gestures
from a Government desperate to be all things to all people.
won't hide the fact that this is a Budget that gives with one hand and punches with the other.
But these days the payments - of around 46p per parish - are simply token gestures
to keep the 1,000-year-old tradition alive.