A fairer society means breaking the big business stranglehold on politics

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Labour’s challenge to fight inequalities and rebuild democracy rests on addressing Britain’s ‘finance curse’ If the next Labour leader wants a fairer society, they must break the big business stranglehold on politics. by Nick Dearden Re-posted from openDemocracy 10.09.15 In … Continue reading

GDP DATA SHOWS BRITAIN IS THE WEAKEST OF ALL THE LARGE ECONOMIES

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First posted Sunday, 3 February 2013 at Socialist Economic bulletin GDP Data Shows Britain Is the Weakest of All the Large Economies By Michael Burke Britain is only the second large economy to report GDP data for the final quarter … Continue reading

Criminogenic environments like the City of London

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On the Daily Politics and the Sunday Politics recently, Andrew Neil has referred to how journalists do not report on the financial sector.  That he feels this to be a lack was also suggested by his treating Max Keiser with … Continue reading

The Rich Get Richer Explained by the Bears

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For US substitute UK .. the financial sector is not bound by national borders. The Rich Get Richer Explained Published on Oct 10, 2012 An explanation of the growing disparity between the poor and the rich in America. by Omid Malekan … Continue reading

The Bears explain how The Rich Get Richer

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The Rich Get Richer Explained Published on Oct 10, 2012 by malekanoms An explanation of the growing disparity between the poor and the rich in America. by Omid Malekan http://www.omidmalekan.com @omidmalekan Hat-tip http://www.zerohedge.com/ In an attempt to break the now ubiquitous narrative that “its all … Continue reading

The UK economy: Observations from Mars.

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What the proverbial Martians might report back to superiors about the state of the UK in the weeks following 19th March 2012. We began with our customary flight over the British Isles and were again struck by the vast tracts … Continue reading