- RT @MJCarty: #Raynerful RT @robnitm Rayner Lane station c.1946. http://t.co/Iu4oCwxGnL 3 hours ago
- RT @PhelimKine: #China same-sex couple challenge anti- #MarriageEquaility laws with public #Beijing wedding cnn.it/1LO8OkY http://t… 3 hours ago
- RT @Speaker_Bureau: “@itvnews: Man arrested after tying 100 balloons to garden chair & flying over Canadian city itv.com/news/2015-07-0… htt… 3 hours ago
- Whatever you think of @ken4london, his speech after 7/7 was brilliant. bbc.co.uk/london/content… 3 hours ago
- RT @SocialistHealth: It’s not correct to say that 30,000 people have moved into work after having their benefits capped. https://t.co/mNOaj… 12 hours ago
- @Gilesyb Hadn't you seen it? Or were you throwing up a 2nd time after being reminded? 16 hours ago
- RT @adamjlent: Great stuff from @JananGanesh on why the right should champion not cut inheritance tax. ft.com/cms/s/0/b94e9a… 16 hours ago
- "Will wages fill the tax credit gap? Don’t Budget for it" @resfoundation Gavin Kelly on saloon-bar economics resolutionfoundation.org/media/blog/wil… 16 hours ago
- @Gilesyb Assume you've seen this but just in case you haven't... gu.com/p/4abae/stw 16 hours ago
- RT @jwestjourno: Quite. Whatever your stance on BBC funding, govt should not outsource entitlement decisions. twitter.com/iainmartin1/st… 17 hours ago
- RT @Independent: TfL wants last-ditch negotiations over Tube strike 'to fail' ind.pn/1H3tiAV http://t.co/w26tVDAJdi 19 hours ago
- RT @HPIAndyCowper: NHS facing a leadership crisis alongside its current £17 billion (£22bn-£5bn Carter) financial crisis, @naylor_robert te… 19 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: March 2011
If you thought that London out-booming Mumbai, Shanghai and Hong Kong was counterintuitive, try this – part-time women in professional occupations earn 1.6% more than their full-time male counterparts! Part-time professional women earn, on average, £22.82 an hour while full-time professional men earn £22.47 … Continue reading
Perhaps there has been a bankers’ exodus after all – from other cities to London. Bloomberg reports that banks and other financial services organisations in the City are now approaching pre-recession levels of employment. Even RBS now employs more people in … Continue reading
A broad consensus has developed, over the last decade or so, that the balance of power in the world is shifting away from North America, Europe and Japan and towards East Asia, South Asia and Latin America. Liberal economists talk about the rebalancing of … Continue reading
The Economist has a series of articles on the future of the state. The paper’s broad conclusion is that western welfare state can’t go on as it is. Its editorial describes the state spending of the 2000s as “one last splurge” … Continue reading
Last week was the fortieth birthday of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). Described by a government minister as the most successful consumer group in Europe, it revolutionised (or perhaps counter-revolutionised) the beer market in the UK. Contrary to popular myth, CAMRA was not … Continue reading
Ben Goldacre has a piece in today’s Guardian criticising journalists who don’t link to primary sources. He quotes examples of spurious stories in the Daily Mail and the Telegraph, which completely distorted the results of academic studies to support some quite bonkers … Continue reading