Sorry to be late today but I have been travelling, that did however give me the chance to listen to the World at One on BBC Radio 4 yesterday. They had on a women who was not challenged when she described how angry she was at the reversal of the cut to the top rate of tax by…
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Thatcherite it ain’t, the 45p tax band is restored, sorry about that. You really know how bad things are for the government when you have to abandon…
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While there are plenty of hedge fund owners and masters of the universe who are complete amoral shits who would sell their own children for a profit…
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Ernest Hemingway once wrote a wonderfully telling line about how one of his characters went bust “Gradually and then suddenly”. It rings very true; you…
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50 years in the wilderness, a gradual growth of power and influence, millions thrown by billionaires at far right Think Tanks for decades, a gradual…
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Happy days for the chancellor, now the IMF has stepped in and told him his policies are useless. After the verdict of the bond and FX markets how many…
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A Tory MP, sounding very nervous I thought, was on the radio a few minutes ago blaming yesterday’s run on the pond and gilts on the Bank of England…
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When Mark Carney pointed out that the British economy is dependent on the kindness of strangers I was too polite to point out that the original user of…
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