How the soaring cost of living can help us refocus Whatever question they get asked, we have witnessed politicians on every side swiftly segue onto the subject of the cost of living. Comment George Crowder More than a century ago, the rising cost of living brought political finger-pointing It is an issue which affects all but the most privileged of the voting public, though it also serves to dodge difficult questions on other subjects. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.