- RT @bbcworldservice: Shia clerics see Iran's Baha'i as a serious threat, but why? 📻 bbc.in/2jTU8rf https://t.co/ZTeNt0zBX6 3 hours ago
- RT @pswieboda: Europeans back the euro not because they fear alternatives but because it has created real rewards, argues @miotei: https://… 3 hours ago
- RT @rascouet: Re Spicer's lies, this is from someone who worked in a past administration. Important read. https://t.co/XrjLJHRAGL 4 hours ago
- RT @liamstack: Trump made Sean Spicer go out and lie for him then immediately threw him under the bus. Trump administration, Day 1 https://… 4 hours ago
- RT @EdAStraw: Watch out! Some direct #democracy about! Good - let's hope it's done properly this time. ow.ly/h8q3308cox6 4 hours ago
- "The Great Twatsby" theguardian.com/world/2017/jan… 4 hours ago
- RT @Harkaway: Even if the rest of this weren't great (it is) "arseoisie" is my new favourite demographic. theguardian.com/world/2017/jan… 4 hours ago
- RT @NickyMorgan01: Why Parliament must be properly involved in Brexit - my piece for @FinancialTimes ft.com/content/e55389… 4 hours ago
- I'd never heard of the film but this articulate outrage by @VictoriaCoren is one of the best film reviews I've read. theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 5 hours ago
- But, but, but... the German car makers, the German car makers..... bbc.com/news/business-… 5 hours ago
- RT @labourlewis: Hi @SarahGillett5 I'll vote for A50 when content parliament has won the necessary bill safeguards to protect jobs, workers… 15 hours ago
- RT @labourlewis: Demanding parliament has a genuine say on Brexit is not opposing democracy. It's demanding it.. Snowflake 😉 https://t.co/E… 15 hours ago
- Banning strikes. Again.
- Did we ever really do God at Christmas?
- Sneering at the workers
- No end to austerity
- MPs should not vote for Article 50 until they are sure what it means
- The High Court’s ruling means a better Brexit
- Uber: control without obligation
- Enough of this ‘Will of the People’ nonsense
- Why low paid self-employment is everyone’s problem
- Youth o’ today – not as lucky as they used to be
- Boomers and Busters
John on Banning strikes. Again. Jim on Banning strikes. Again. David on Banning strikes. Again. John on Banning strikes. Again. Jim on Banning strikes. Again. John on Banning strikes. Again. John on Banning strikes. Again. Jim on Banning strikes. Again. John on Banning strikes. Again. Andrew Mayer on Banning strikes. Again. Jim on Banning strikes. Again. P Hearn on Banning strikes. Again.
Monthly Archives: October 2010
If between 490,000 and 700,000 public sector jobs go, will redundant public servants find jobs in the private sector? Even they could create the jobs, would private sector firms be willing to employ former public sector workers? There is, to say the least, … Continue reading
We had a few disagreements about the power of social media at last week’s HR Unconference. I said that I don’t think Web 2.0 and the social networks it has spawned will cause a revolution – at least, not a revolution in the … Continue reading
In his call to arms for the Big Society, Nat Wei harks back to Regency and Georgian Britain, when social reformers emerged to set up the cooperatives, friendly societies, schools and housing charities that provided welfare during the nineteenth and early … Continue reading
Reflecting on this yesterday, there is a further point I meant to make but didn’t. The Observer’s ‘secret civil servant’ has beaten me to it this morning. Another problem with reforming the public sector is that it is so interdependent. You can’t do … Continue reading
Some bloke is ranting on about this on the Guardian cuts blog. Please leave any comments over at the Guardian. You’ll have to register but it’s free.
I think I’d get on well with Rowena Crawford from the Institute for Fiscal Studies. We certainly share a similar gallows humour. Her presentation after the June budget had a chainsaw on the front cover and her analysis of the spending review has … Continue reading