Monthly Archives: March 2019

The privatisation of capitalism

Donald Trump doesn’t listen to big business. Unusually for a Republican president, he seems to be ignoring the business lobby altogether, as Edward Luce reported in the FT: Groups such as the Chamber of Commerce, and the Business Roundtable, complain … Continue reading

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12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit

Labour MP Jess Phillips says she wants to stop Brexit, despite the fact that the majority of people in her constituency probably voted Leave. Everything is Remain Minus. Every deal shrinks the economy in some way. If I lose my … Continue reading

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Brexit: Where do we go from here?

Another day, another ‘no breakthrough on the backstop‘ story. At the eleventh hour, a dose of reality seems to be setting in over the question of the Northern Ireland Brexit backstop. The DUP’s leader admitted that the backstop isn’t a … Continue reading

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