- @PickardJE That’s probably why I’d never really listened to it. Mentally switched off whenever it came in. 6 hours ago
- @PickardJE It was embarrassingly recently that I realised it was about beating and raping slaves. 6 hours ago
- RT @TimPitt11: Too early to say whether this crisis marks a lasting turning point for the econ (i.e. a 1945/1979). But it is throwing up de… 6 hours ago
- RT @TimPitt11: 3/ And finally, who pays for all this? Cuts to public services/welfare were main tool of last consolidation, but surely impo… 6 hours ago
- RT @TimPitt11: This graph from Martin Wolf’s piece today shows the terrifying economic impact of Covid – and why governments are rightly th… 6 hours ago
- “The idea that illness is a character test, with recovery as a reward for the valiant, is glib to the point of insu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 8 hours ago
- RT @alanbeattie: @DmitryOpines @IanDunt theonion.com/loved-ones-rec… 8 hours ago
- RT @IanDunt: I do wish people would stop with this 'he's a fighter' thing when someone is ill. I know it's meant to be encouraging, but it… 8 hours ago
- Eurozone’s two biggest economies sink into historic recessions ft.com/content/ca3018… via @financialtimes 8 hours ago
- @HanwellNature @CPRE @Team4Nature @GreenGymPenge @redgreenaction @NTlovesLondon @ParkLifeWLondon @NatFedParks… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 10 hours ago
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- RT @resfoundation: Tomorrow, we are publishing our quarterly Housing Outlook, co-authored by Lindsay Judge and @carapacitti . The latest ed… 15 hours ago
- Don’t make the self-employed the punchbag of the next recession
- The Hoaxer
- Whatever happened to The Debt?
- Johnson’s Suez
- Brexit is the road to nowhere, whoever is driving the car
- The privatisation of capitalism
- 12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit
- Brexit: Where do we go from here?
- Do people want a new centrist party?
- A tale of two constituencies
- Brexit as a bad career move
- Why is the EU in no hurry for a trade deal?
Monthly Archives: March 2009
Well, OK that was just a Daily Mail style headline designed to get a few cheap hits. I wouldn’t be surprised if a similar headline appears in the newspapers before the end of the day though. One of the groups … Continue reading
Dress down angst has been a recurring theme on this blog but here’s a new twist on it from one worried banker: I feel that I have lost touch with society since I don’t even know what to wear to a … Continue reading
Here’s something that made me laugh on my journey into town last week. I was following the Twitterings of John Band on my iPhone. Well you’ve got to do something when you can’t get a seat on the Tube. His comment … Continue reading
Bankers and other City workers have, according to the Evening Standard, been told to dress down on 1 April to avoid being targeted by protesters on Financial Fools’ Day. Apparently, some companies are also telling employees to avoid the corporate dress-down uniform. It … Continue reading
I’m going to be otherwise engaged for most of this week, so there won’t be much blogging going on. A story has been doing the rounds on US blogs about a woman who seems to have Twittered away a job with Cisco. After an … Continue reading
Yesterday, I was looking at comparative levels of union membership in developed countries. I really do need to get out more. The two sets of figures from the OECD (follow the link on this blog) and the European Trade Union Institute … Continue reading
Remember Alistair Darling’s plans to cut public sector back-office costs by 30 per cent? Well it seems it’s not happening quickly enough. Mr Darling’s sidekick, Yvette Cooper, has written to other ministers demanding cuts in finance, HR and IT functions. According … Continue reading