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So the mystery man behind the YACK e-mail address sent me this little track by Bi:Lingual called Subject Number. After my first listen I check the Facebook page and notice some mutual friends knocking about the likes list (which is surprising, due to my lack of friends). 344 more words
The Great British ‘Rebalancing’ Act: The Construction and Implementation of an Economic Imperative for Exceptional Times
Academic journal article, co-authored with Colin Hay.
The ‘rebalancing’ of the British economy has become perhaps the central motif in the public political economy of adjustment to the financial crisis. 145 more words
Whenever I tell someone where I’m from when traveling in Canada (Yellowknife!), for some reason, they think I’m from the Yukon. Later in the evening, I correct them as I hear them telling others thats I’m from Whitehorse. 2,099 more words
A few weeks ago, I read an article on George Osborne’s speech on creating a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ as he called it (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/autumn-statement-george-osborne-outlines-plan-to-build-the-northern-powerhouse-9900710.html). After reading what he had to say, as a Northerner myself, I was excited. 204 more words