- @keepnhspublic @NHAparty Well he has. Just not by as much as everyone else did. 38 minutes ago
- RT @helenlewis: Data journalism. http://t.co/0GJKhm1UCA 40 minutes ago
- @LansonsLatest I would love to but I can't. I'm tied up on the 23rd. 41 minutes ago
- @Wonkypolicywonk @billwells_1 I've long been sceptical about that. flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2014/08/27/why… 59 minutes ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @MrRBourne @GuidoFawkes 2/2 Only the richest decile of retired households are net taxpayers http://t.co/0ejMpvHCjS 1 hour ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @CPSThinkTank Possible reasons for this include ... http://t.co/LBjF9Yaw3d 1 hour ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @MrRBourne @GuidoFawkes 1/2 Even the poorest decile of non-retired households without children are net taxpayers http://… 1 hour ago
- @rich_w Thank you. 1 hour ago
- @billwells_1 @TelegraphNews @bankofengland Isn't that because pushed up by v high wages at top? Think @johnvanreenen wrote something on this 2 hours ago
- Comments from @MazzucatoM on the medicine Greece really needs: theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 3 hours ago
- Financial sector workers nearly 1/5 of Europe's top 1%. Via OECD: keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-… http://t.co/OLsOHprTdz 3 hours ago
- @Wonkypolicywonk @MaternityAction @joeAlane @LauraS_TIHR @fawcettsociety @gisellecory @lauracgardiner Must redo this. http://t.co/S8sApZtB8p 3 hours ago
- The rise or fall of management
- Cutting in-work benefits: right-wingers think it’s a bad idea too
- Work-shy dole scroungers – so last century
- How big a problem is the UK’s public debt?
- Is a £12bn welfare cut achievable? Only with a big pay rise!
- Trash Can Radio
- What will your powerhouse do for you?
- Inequality in the UK
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
Monthly Archives: October 2008
Is it just me, or has the whole row about Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross got completely out of hand? OK, what they did was crass and in poor taste but should the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition be … Continue reading
Newsnight’s economics editor Paul Mason is presenting a programme called Credit Crash Britain on BBC2 this evening. As part of his investigation, he discovered an internal document from HBOS, written in 2004, which shows: – the bank knew there was a … Continue reading
A quick shout for Stonecast, a blog that linked to Flip Chart Fairy Tales recently. Stone Caster’s off-beat take on the world of work makes an interesting contrast to the considered, sober analysis you get here. Ahem! Moving swiftly on. There … Continue reading
It’s not often that you read the funniest story of the day on the front page of the FT. Forget Brand and Ross; this is much better. There the hedge fund managers were, happily short-selling Volkswagen shares when, suddenly, Porsche announced that … Continue reading
The stories about Peter Mandelson, George Osborne and David Cameron jetting off to meet bankers, media tycoons and Russian oligarchs on their yachts got me thinking. You can tell a lot about power and hierarchy in an organisation by who goes to see … Continue reading
Every October, several hundred lunatics celebrate the anniversary of the Norman Conquest by re-enacting the Battle of Hastings. I’m told that it’s a great show. The people who do it train hard and put on a convincing display of medieval warfare. I keep promising … Continue reading