The trouble with the BBC

I encountered this rather good twitter feed on the gradual changes to the News offering from the BBC and their consequences from a certain Niall Fleming, who writes as though he has some inside knowledge. Whether he does or not, his conclusions, I feel are worthy of note. I offer the piece completely unedited as… Read more

Gove digging deep…

Even the normally supportive ‘Sunday Times’ seems a bit fed up with the antics of Michael Gove – an ex ‘Times’ journalist of course. (Click to enlarge): It seems to suggest that this government is no more coherent that under Johnson’s predecessor, though perhaps with Johnson’s own personal record on coherence it was stupid to… Read more

Don’t use MMT except in an emergency?

For the first time that I am aware of MMT (Modern Monetary Theory) has been mentioned in the UK ‘mainstream’ rather than specialist press. David Smith, Economics correspondent of the ‘Sunday Times’, published an article in the paper on Sunday which is reproduced with free access on his own website. He states: Then there is… Read more

DuckDuckGo

In order to shelter ourselves to some small extent from the current UK political incompetence or even vandalism, perhaps we should turn our attention to sheltering ourselves from an the all too competent behemoth that is the grasp of Google. American though it is, Google has an even greater share of the search market in… Read more