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

Will Sabre Rattling towards Ireland Work?

Things are not going well with the Brexit negotiations – and the Irish Border in particular is looking intractable. Are the Irish being unreasonable and will the sabre rattling of the ultra-Brexiteers towards Ireland go mainstream and prove effective? From Tudor times right through until the 1970s the relationship between England and Ireland has often… Read more