Now no money left

At last, are we getting to the realisation that money is created by government will – or as currently, whim? I admire Andy Burnham’s stand. As he says ‘please remember: GM-based businesses have been under these restrictions for 10 weeks with no support.’ So he admits his realisation has come rather late. It looks as… Read more

Payments need to go ‘bankless’

I’ve seen it suggested that if bank payments are called ‘cashless’, then cash payments should be called ‘bankless’. We need more of this – there is no reason why we have to give banks more power than they have already. The banks, of course do all they can to influence government and with Chancellor Sunak… Read more

A spoonful of sugar substitute….

This article in the New York Times suggests some of the problems that sugar substitutes may provoke. It is an interesting read but the concluding commentary is the crux of the issue: Dr. Robert Lustig, an obesity expert and professor emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco, said that artificial sweeteners confuse the body:… Read more