- Another pair of jeans in the wash, thanks to an expertly aimed chunder from @FlipChartCat 1 hour ago
- Sad but strangely compelling site about derelict London pubs: derelictlondon.com/pubs.html 1 hour ago
- @workessence No and I'm too tight-fisted to pay for it. What did they say? 1 hour ago
- I go away for a week and sudden;y everyone is writing about self-employment: smf.co.uk/marketsquare/n… 2 hours ago
- @StrongerInNos @RichardJMurphy Thanks. The 'self-employment earnings have dropped cos they're all on the fiddle' line needs busting. 3 hours ago
- 2007-08: 4.9m self-employed earn £88.4m. 2011-12: 5.5m self-employed earn £80.6m. That's before taking inflation into account. Source: HMRC 3 hours ago
- RT @johnmcternan: When Tory MPs stood up for tenants: youtube.com/watch?v=OnHtUo… featuring Tory MP for Dulwich Robert Jenkins 4 hours ago
- @bensixesq No idea about the Times as I refuse to pay for it. 4 hours ago
- @bensixesq Overgrown student lefties at the Guardian, fogeyish libertarians at the Telegraph and mean-spirited boors at the Mail. 4 hours ago
- @bensixesq Oh that one. I've yet to find a paper without articles that annoy me though. 4 hours ago
- RT @Birdyword: Just seen someone post that Niemoller (first they came for the...) quote below a picture of one of those UKIP posters. Persp… 4 hours ago
- @bensixesq Which piece? 4 hours ago
- Comparative recovery
- The social media pillory
- More freelancers than public employees: Is that really a Good Thing?
- Waiting in vain for the rebound
- Is the state shrinking?
- The working poor and the welfare cap
- Public finances: The picture is largely unchanged
- Is wealth inequality just getting back to normal?
- Bob Crow
- What happens when the pensions run out?
- Work in 2030: Even more precarious than it is now
- The 4G workplace
Category Archives: Financial Crisis
Historian EP Thompson remarked on our tendency to see history as a series of events which lead up to the present, and our own time, therefore, as the end of the story. So, for example, we say that capitalism eventually … Continue reading
Doctors and managers in the NHS are often accused of shroud waving whenever cuts are proposed. You know how it goes, “Cut NHS budgets and thousands of people will diiiiie!!!” It’s usually enough to send most politicians running for cover. But the … Continue reading