- RT @djmgaffneyw4: The rest of the nation may wish to consider bowing its head in shame around the same time. twitter.com/johnestevens/s… 3 hours ago
- RT @TheIJR: VICE Reporter: Charlottesville Protesters ‘Didn't Talk About Robert E. Lee…They Chanted About Jews' ijr.com/2017/08/952275… 3 hours ago
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- RT @StrongerInNos: @cpmcgonagle Benedict Cumberbatch! 3 hours ago
- RT @Sime0nStylites: 1. Thread re DD's article in the Times today - link: thetimes.co.uk/article/292956… 3 hours ago
- @SimonCarswell @chapps @SirWilliamD Insurance, central civil service and retail banking. Ties seem to have gone almost everywhere else. 3 hours ago
- @allanholloway @SirWilliamD Poor bugger could only afford a half of mild. 3 hours ago
- RT @manuman61: Questions are where's the scientific evidence eg pigment samples, and where's #Bendor? #FakeorFortune 5 hours ago
- @FrankBath Egregious? 5 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: So, in conclusion, the paper is very wrong about goods trade, and seriously deficient on services trade. It is, frankl… 5 hours ago
- Sitcom Britain
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- Britain’s stay-at-home youth
- Ending the pay squeeze – could the unions make a comeback?
- HBO’s Confederate: What about the half that hasn’t been told?
- The tribunal fees case and why we still need unions
- The rise and fall of the property-owning democracy
- Brexit: the visionless vacuum
- An honest debate about austerity and tax
- The end of the state-shrinking dream
- A UK-EU customs union: An option most of us could live with?
- Has insecurity peaked?
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Monthly Archives: November 2009
This morning’s financial news is dominated by fears that the state-owned Dubai World is about to default on its debt repayments. And guess which bank has the largest exposure to Dubai World? Of course, that’ll be good old Royal Bank of Scotland, underwritten … Continue reading
Most commentators are decidedly underwhelmed by the recommendations of the Walker Review. Most of the attention has been focussed on bankers’ pay and, specifically, the decision not to force banks to publish the names of staff being paid over £1 million … Continue reading
Labour’s slight revival in the opinion polls has the newspapers discussing the possibility of a hung parliament. As Andrew Rawnsley says, a hung parliament would reflect the public mood: People are sick of Labour but reluctant to swallow the Tories. That points to … Continue reading
Here’s an interesting and rather disturbing story. Earlier this year the recruitment firm Hays was accused of racism after three employees claimed they were subjected to abuse by colleagues and managers. The employment tribunal started this week and the accusations were repeated … Continue reading
The news that October’s budget deficit was the highest since 1993 had all the Labour-hating newspapers jumping up and down with barely concealed glee. The suggestion that this is all Gordon Brown’s fault is being relentlessly pushed by his enemies. He … Continue reading
I haven’t had time to write anything about the blustering from bankers and their cheerleaders in response to the government’s plans to regulate City bonuses. Read Alex McGarry’s piece in the Spoof instead. It’s along the lines of what I was going to say, … Continue reading