- RT @sadfilingbloke: How Europe cancelled Germany's debt in 1953 • Jubilee Debt Campaign UK jubileedebt.org.uk/reports-briefi… via @dropthedebt 21 hours ago
- RT @jimwaterson: Whoever made up this chart and then got it to go viral is a Grade A troll. twitter.com/pollytoynbee/s… 1 day ago
- @Paul0Evans1 I was about to be impressed then. @David_AC_Grant @pollytoynbee 1 day ago
- @MJCarty @octaviusblack Guardian's @jamesrbuk just confirmed it's a spoof. 1 day ago
- @jamesrbuk Not by you, presumably. 1 day ago
- RT @jamesrbuk: It is absolutely not for real. Totally made up. twitter.com/flipchartrick/… 1 day ago
- @octaviusblack @MJCarty I think it's a spoof. 1 day ago
- @DarrenSugg1 Surely they can't be that adrift of general population. You'd get more than 4% Labour at Glyndebourne! 1 day ago
- Is this for real? 4% Labour? Come on... twitter.com/pollytoynbee/s… 1 day ago
- RT @standardnews: CNN mistakes Pride parade flag covered in sex toy symbols for that of Isis bit.ly/1KiL33n http://t.co/7m5aNV9KAc 1 day ago
- @TimScottHR Zero-hours internship? 1 day ago
- RT @sib313: A classic case where political egos dominate economic sense. twitter.com/TheEconomist/s… 1 day ago
- 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?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
- Are the Conservatives ideologically driven state-shrinkers?
Category Archives: Peak State
The CBI and IPPR published a report on the future of public services last week. It warned: Britain faces a longer-term fiscal challenge. The Office for Budget Responsibility has estimated that by 2030 Britain will once again move into deficit … Continue reading
One person who won’t have been surprised by this week’s economic forecast is CIPD Chief Economist John Philpott. Last year, he predicted public sector job losses of 725,000 contradicting the Office for Budget Responsibility’s official forecast of 400,000. During a typical outbreak … Continue reading
A remarkable piece over at A Fistful of Euros puts the Eurozone crisis and, by implication, our own economic woes, into the context of a generalised crisis facing all developed economies. Three things have caused this, says Edward Hugh, high levels … Continue reading
Public sector pensions are being cut and the state retirement age is slowly but surely being pushed towards seventy. Many people are outraged by all this but is it reasonable, now, to expect to retire at 65? Most of us have … 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
Anne McElvoy is annoyed with Islington council. It has told her she has to recycle her food waste to help the council save money and that, if she doesn’t, she will be fined. Her irritation seems to be not so much with … Continue reading