- RT @AnnPettifor: Frances Coppola's excellent blog on Latvia raises questions about UK imbalances & inequality. coppolacomment.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/proper… 4 hours ago
- RT @Telegraph: The world is drowning in debt, warns Goldman Sachs telegraph.co.uk/finance/econom… http://t.co/bWdrQNbvnh 4 hours ago
- @MJCarty @KateGL @AlisonChisnell @KingfisherCoach I'd be up for that 4 hours ago
- @PeterFlorence @holland_tom Is it online anywhere? 7 hours ago
- RT @JeremyCliffe: Post-election polling shows ethnic minorities tilting to Tories. Massive long-term implications for Labour. My paper: htt… 7 hours ago
- RT @AlexanderProud: "Linen Suits Make you look like a Paedophile geography teacher" and other summer style tips for men. @TelegraphMen > ht… 8 hours ago
- @AlexanderProud Which polo shirts mean "pub fight"? 8 hours ago
- @Adam_Creme But better pubs near this one. 8 hours ago
- Absurd when members of the government go on about 'The Establishment'. twitter.com/politicshome/s… 8 hours ago
- @djmgaffneyw4 @StrongerInNos Or am I just being cynical? 15 hours ago
- @djmgaffneyw4 @StrongerInNos So make a big fuss about negotiating something you could have done anyway, then claim victory over EU regs? 15 hours ago
- Interesting piece from 1997 on another electoral catastrophe. lrb.co.uk/v19/n13/ross-m… 1 day ago
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
- Are the Conservatives ideologically driven state-shrinkers?
- The Tories and welfare: Machiavellian or just muddling through?
- Recovery: Was that it?
- Low productivity: don’t blame the workforce
- Startups and the productivity puzzle
- David Nicholson is right: The NHS will need more money
- Flip Chart Cat
- Buccaneering Britain
Monthly Archives: April 2011
Here’s something to try on your friends next time you’re in the pub or at a dinner party. Let’s assume that, at some time in your life, you will fall foul of the authorities in a foreign country. The good … Continue reading
“If you take away the brand, what are this company’s strengths?” I asked senior managers from a firm with high-profile name. They looked at me gone out, as my gran used to say. It had never occurred to them to ask … Continue reading
The IMF dropped a bombshell over the weekend. It predicted that China’s economy would overtake America’s in 2016, a decade or so earlier than most previous predictions. Has the IMF suddenly discovered some new data? Has the impact of the financial crisis … Continue reading
After yesterday’s data-heavy post, something a bit more light-hearted for the Thursday before a bank holiday weekend. Now we all know that astrology is a load of rubbish. It’s a lot of superstitious mumbo-jumbo with no evidence base whatsoever. Anyone caught … Continue reading
Peter Hoskin and Éoin Clarke were knocking lumps out of each other last week about whether debt and debt repayments were worse under John Major than they are now. At least they were knocking lumps out of each other with numbers and bar … Continue reading
I’m still reeling from watching last night’s Panorama programme. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s well worth watching on iPlayer. It told the story of a convicted fraudster who conned, in roughly this order, an investment bank, Notts County’s owners, … Continue reading