- RT @guardian: Pumped: our long love affair with trainers – in pictures trib.al/EH7CDim http://t.co/5dnGTpP9RF 1 hour ago
- RT @red_fen: Why do male suicides outnumber female in every country in the world? scroll.in/article/729246… 1 hour ago
- RT @diane1859: G Osborne wanted to make BBC pay for this welfare measure in 2010 too - wholly wrong to do without public debate https://t.c… 2 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen Tone of this suggests there isn't much hope of a settlement before Wednesday. 2 hours ago
- Just discovered @ASLEFshrugged - great name for a very interesting blog by a tube driver. aslefshrugged.blogspot.co.uk 3 hours ago
- RT @VogelvrijeHArts: Cartoon from 1969 on the End of Capitalism.. #GreeceCrisis #Grexit #Greferendum #OXI #NAI http://t.co/Lr6RFLHQF9 3 hours ago
- @lordbonkers "The judges will decide, The likes of me abide..." And they weren't even writing in their native language. 12 hours ago
- RT @lordbonkers: It's amazing that for years you had to pretend not to like Abba #totp 12 hours ago
- RT @JohnRentoul: "For every pound UK banks lend to manufacturers, they lend £36 to home-buyers" @FlipChartRick stumblingandmumbling.typepad.com/stumbling_and_… 22 hours ago
- RT @jorgensundberg: Science Says If You Want to Be Smarter, Dress Better bit.ly/1KTmwAD http://t.co/X7PSRZg928 23 hours ago
- @duncanbHR Disturbed by the number of otherwise reasonable people taking this piece seriously. 23 hours ago
- RT @Independent: Black woman defends the Confederate flag, saying it 'represents freedom' ind.pn/1NyPwOZ http://t.co/hiufFVmTTO 23 hours ago
- Productivity stuck on auto-creep
- There’s a bit about Fastow’s hero-to-zero story I still don’t get
- 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?
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Monthly Archives: February 2011
Bit busy today but just time to link to Patrick Butler’s reports on council cuts in Merseyside. It’s interesting, when you get into arguments and discussions about public spending, to ask people what they would cut – not just in general … Continue reading
When I was a kid, I assumed that the adult world was a well-ordered place. Occasionally, I would hear my dad mutter that some important-looking person on the telly was a bloody fool but, for the most part, I thought … Continue reading
The Guardian’s Zoe Williams wonders whether the Tories are evil or clueless. Are the government’s plans for the public sector part of an ideologically inspired master-plan or are they simply a series of back-of-a-fag packet measures launched on a wing and a prayer? Even in … Continue reading
Everybody knows that public sector workers are always taking sickies. The latest figures from the ONS prove it don’t they? Just look at this graph. Told you so! Public sector sickness at 3.1 percent, private sector at 2.3 percent. What’s … Continue reading
A thought-provoking post from Kevin Ball yesterday discussed a perennial dilemma for leaders – how do they appear confident when they really don’t have a clue? Traditionally, as Kevin says, we have fallen back on knowledge – the quest for one solution or, at … Continue reading
I’ve been watching the events in the Arab world with interest. My knowledge of the region is, at best, that of an informed amateur. I studied some medieval Arab history at university and I read quite a lot when I worked in the Arab … Continue reading
The numbers quoted by government ministers are becoming increasingly reliable – you can pretty much rely on them to be spurious. The bureau of meaningless statistics pumped out another set of dubious figures on Friday. Local authorities have taken on an extra … Continue reading