Economic health – or not

There is an interesting post from Simon Wren Lewis from last month where he suggests that: in the UK Treasury cutting the deficit generally takes priority over the health of the economy He says: The UK Treasury bears some responsibility for the disaster of 2010 austerity, yet it has not accepted or understood the mistake… Read more

Sunak is the velvet glove sheltering the iron fist of total Tory control – that is the point of them

“I think there are two ways in which people are controlled. First of all frighten people and secondly, demoralise them.” said Tony Benn He needed to add – or certainly we do now – that the people should be heavily indebted too. When you can persuade the indebted that not only are they indebted but,… Read more

Putting the n back into cuts

This – to me – hard hitting satire from Australia is worth watching – what a pity there isn’t a British version… ‘Juice Media’ knew they had hit home when the Australian Government actually instructed that they shouldn’t be calling themselves the Australian government -as if! Hence they are, of course, the Australien government…… Read more

Trade will be ‘day-to day struggle’ after Brexit is completed

This is the headline from the Independent and also a realisation that needs much more recognition. We are facing a crisis – and amazingly, a voluntary crisis of our very own government’s making… This is really very bad news indeed and nothing more or less than those of us who suggested that the alleged ‘project… Read more