Did you say Recovery .. What Recovery?

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Recovery? What Recovery? From Luke James Morning Star Unions reminded backslapping  Tory leaders  that Britain is in the grip of the worst economic crisis in a century despite 0.6 per cent growth in the last quarter. Tiny boosts in construction … Continue reading

Dear Ed Miliband – forget about Disraeli, focus on the Greenbacks.

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Shameless filching of Ellen Brown’s open letter to President Obama April 8th 2009. Dear Ed Miliband Your focus on Disraeli is all very well but why won’t you look across the Atlantic to his contemporary Abraham Lincoln?  Like you, he … Continue reading

Has Ed Balls scored an own-goal over benefits ‘big stick’?

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Owen Jones thinks the LP has scored an own goal: The big problem is – and my apologies for the politico jargon – “framing”. The Guardian headline reads “Balls: work for six months or no dole”…. It’s quoted as a … Continue reading

George Osborne’s psychological warfare

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It is getting to be a bit of cliché that George Osborne just copies the Republicans – not only in his policies but also in their dodgy tricks. For example, how did Mitt Romney behave in the first presidential debate … Continue reading

Labour’s deficit problem.

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By alittleecon First posted on October 2, 2012 by alittleecon You may have seen lots of posts with titles like the one above, talking about Labour’s deficit dilemma.  How can they restore the trust of the British people?  How can they set a … Continue reading

Is the Prince of Darkness, Mandelson behind Ed Balls policy ‘gift’ to the Tories?

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This article presents the evidence for a conspiracy theory.  We need to remember that even if you are paranoid, it is still possible that ‘someone’ really is ‘out to get you’. To the palpable dismay of the left of the … Continue reading