British government to host summit on why other countries should join the EU

I am grateful to the ‘Independent’ for this piece of toe curling news. “London will in July play host to Western Balkans governments including Serbia and Albania, as well as existing EU member states, to discuss reforms to pave the way to future EU enlargement.” Apparently the Foreign Office said “We remain of the view… Read more

Digital & Positive Money

Having dissed Positive Money (PM) for their Money Creation Committee, I offer now a few approving comments… PM can be justifiably proud, having been founded only in 2010, that A, they are still here,and B that they now refer more and more to the political economy. They have clearly come a long way in a… Read more

Sainsda and other possibilities

After Asda is purchased by Sainsbury, we are told by the CEO of Sainsbury, Mike Coupe, (previously of Asda fame,) that it will lead to a 10% drop in prices. I rather fear this is an example of the current fashion for fake news. There will be a large number of staple products where Sainsbury’s… Read more