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If you are looking for some serious pessimism try this

Two articles about a pretty bleak economic future driven by the usual combination of leftist ignorance and envy. The first is on Impoverishment: America’s New Normal… 674 more words

Economic Theory And Policy


Some while ago I was asked to define my political thoughts and I came up with the following aspirations. That needs a bit of explaining. I think the problem with politics today is that parties think in terms of policies in such a way as to suggest that they have lost sight of what they are there to do. 482 more words

Local Politics

Unite brands Government submission to Low Pay Commission "mischievous and misleading"

May 14th: Unite today (Thursday May 14th) described the submission made by the Department of Finance to the Low Pay Commission as ‘mischievous and misleading’. 196 more words

Press Releases

What the General Election means for us

(Image copyright Michael D Beckwith 2013)

Parliament returns on Monday with a new Conservative Government and a new Minister for Disabled People, Justin Tomlinson MP. 719 more words

News And Politics

Labour and the Economy – a LibDem/Tory story, and the dangers of believing it.

Since 2010 the LibDems and Tories have been telling you a story – that the World Financial Crisis – which hit the US, Europe – devastated Detroit, California, Ireland, Latvia, Greece – was Labour’s fault, because they spent too much on welfare – or whatever. 1,358 more words

Labour 2015