- RT @jdforward: Scottish Jews are wary of independence as vote looms: jd.fo/s5NXf 3 hours ago
- RT @PubProfessor: Will a Yes vote make Scotland's Jews head south? jewishjournal.com/opinion/articl… 3 hours ago
- RT @AtheneDonald: Today's post: Who Isn’t an Impostor? bit.ly/1uDI5xT Impostor syndrome affects some surprisiing people if you dig… 3 hours ago
- RT @WSJ: It has been 6 years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Where its liquidation stands now: on.wsj.com/1qWBZqF http://t.co/Em… 3 hours ago
- RT @CityMetric: All the wonks are talking about devolution in England. Here's why it'll be really hard to do citymetric.com/english-devolu… http://… 3 hours ago
- I think @FlipChartCat is getting bored with #indyref http://t.co/vknZwxrB4a 3 hours ago
- RT @FlipChartCat: Well it's better than reading it... http://t.co/i6YiKeisZP 3 hours ago
- The Scottish economy in ten essential charts | via @Telegraph fw.to/uPq64kO 6 hours ago
- @VoltaireOK Where's that? @BloombergNews 6 hours ago
- OECD warns divorce from Scotland poses threat to global economy | via @Telegraph fw.to/UC046V 8 hours ago
- "Governments abroad don’t like the Scottish referendum." blogs.lse.ac.uk/eurocrisispres… 9 hours ago
- David Cameron's Wikipedia entry in 2100 goo.gl/fb/YlfrJl Brilliant, from @sjwrenlewis 12 hours ago
- The brutal maths of public spending
- Who saw the crash coming?
- Are we really about to split up our country?
- The Old Rectory Syndrome
- Can UKIP scale up?
- The spirit of the age
- Why is the gender pay gap higher for management jobs?
- The self-employment earnings timebomb
- Britain’s management problem
- Italian tragedy
- Economy in ‘wait and see’ mode
- Turbo greying
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Monthly Archives: February 2011
Bit busy today but just time to link to Patrick Butler’s reports on council cuts in Merseyside. It’s interesting, when you get into arguments and discussions about public spending, to ask people what they would cut – not just in general … Continue reading
When I was a kid, I assumed that the adult world was a well-ordered place. Occasionally, I would hear my dad mutter that some important-looking person on the telly was a bloody fool but, for the most part, I thought … Continue reading
The Guardian’s Zoe Williams wonders whether the Tories are evil or clueless. Are the government’s plans for the public sector part of an ideologically inspired master-plan or are they simply a series of back-of-a-fag packet measures launched on a wing and a prayer? Even in … Continue reading
Everybody knows that public sector workers are always taking sickies. The latest figures from the ONS prove it don’t they? Just look at this graph. Told you so! Public sector sickness at 3.1 percent, private sector at 2.3 percent. What’s … Continue reading
A thought-provoking post from Kevin Ball yesterday discussed a perennial dilemma for leaders – how do they appear confident when they really don’t have a clue? Traditionally, as Kevin says, we have fallen back on knowledge – the quest for one solution or, at … Continue reading
I’ve been watching the events in the Arab world with interest. My knowledge of the region is, at best, that of an informed amateur. I studied some medieval Arab history at university and I read quite a lot when I worked in the Arab … Continue reading
The numbers quoted by government ministers are becoming increasingly reliable – you can pretty much rely on them to be spurious. The bureau of meaningless statistics pumped out another set of dubious figures on Friday. Local authorities have taken on an extra … Continue reading