- @chakrabortty @JohnRentoul Gini same since mid-90s but 1% share of wealth still rising. Think @CJFDillow wrote about it but can't find post. 26 minutes ago
- @chakrabortty @JohnRentoul When I looked at this, big rise in in inequality before and after tax was in 80s and 90s flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2013/01/01/jus… 9 hours ago
- Anyone else having trouble watching Case Histories on #BBC iPlayer? 10 hours ago
- @HPIAndyCowper He's hardly 'off' is he? More like sauntering towards the exit. 10 hours ago
- @MJCarty Good plan! 15 hours ago
- @MdxUniNews @JohnRentoul So not many people give 'a fairer Britain' much of a chance then. 15 hours ago
- Happy Birthday to Ronan O'Rahilly, founder of Radio Caroline. When I was about 9 I wanted to set up my own pirate radio station. 15 hours ago
- RT @jules_birch: Intro to Telegraph story has (Freudian?) slip describing #HelptoBuy as 'Government buy to let subsidy' #ukhousing 15 hours ago
- RT @LDNCalling: My old mate @jerryhayes1 gives the "swivel-eyed loons" both barrels on CIF bit.ly/12RZFPP 19 hours ago
- 7 Fitness Myths You Should Stop Believing: dailyhealthpost.com/7-fitness-myth… 19 hours ago
- Sleepwalking into tomorrow's state wp.me/p3uYA-1Lg With update on @TheIFS Paul Johnson's FT article. 19 hours ago
- RT @MJCarty: #peakjobs #hrblogs RT @michaelscutt: Just Blogged: The Great Reset lnkd.in/idFujh #ukemplaw #hr 20 hours ago
- Sleepwalking into tomorrow’s state
- Fixing A&E
- How to reduce your gender pay gap
- Thatcherite zeal? Or just a re-enactment?
- Who lost the 20th century?
- Lambic and geuze – a success story with a sour taste!
- Shares For Rights – Government quietly revives one of its stupidest ideas
- Did the left win the 20th century?
- Did Thatcher break the trade unions?
- Workplace rights for druids and pagans – if you supported Eweida, this is what you asked for!
- Scroungers, scumbags and soaring welfare costs
- In The Shadow Of The Sword
Monthly Archives: September 2012
Today is Michaelmas, one of the old quarter days when taxes and payments were due. Until 1752 it was the mid-point of the year. Michaelmas was the end of the harvest period and, therefore, a day when annual and quarterly agricultural contracts were renewed. … Continue reading
This week’s Mandy Rice-Davies award goes to a study which found ‘substantial’ religious discrimination in the workplace. The evidence? Religious people told the researchers they had been discriminated against. What sort of discrimination did they suffer? [The research] also found new examples … Continue reading
The Conservative Party ‘does God’, says Eric Pickles, contrasting the ethos of his government with the famous “We don’t do God” quote from Labour’s Alistair Campbell. His article stresses the importance of Christianity and, implicitly, backs the right of Nadia Eweida … Continue reading
In what some are seeing as a veiled challenge to David Cameron, Boris Johnson has attacked the trade unions. He is demanding a 50 percent threshold for strike ballots, further restrictions on picketing and, effectively, the banning of all-out strikes in ‘essential’ … Continue reading
Michael Nazir-Ali, the former Bishop of Rochester, seems a bit confused. He’s complaining about the ‘human rights agenda’ while, at the same time, backing Christians who are bringing court cases under human rights law. Let’s imagine, for a moment, a … Continue reading