Category Archives: ConDem

Malaise afoot

There is malaise foot, people sense it, and without sensible alternatives they will increasingly gravitate to the simplest and most self-protective options that are available. This political malaise has a short horizon, even if any one of a dozen potential … Continue reading

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UK policy: trapped behind the yield curve

If you want to understand why all of the major UK political parties are committing to essentially the same fiscal strategy, i.e. reducing borrowing to zero by the end of the next parliament, then you’re going to have to understand … Continue reading

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Snakes can’t jump

Snakes can’t jump – why voting Labour in the next election won’t make any difference “Lemmings, left!” ~ heard from the back of the pack as they hurtled towards the cliff. Across the industrialised or ‘advanced’ world there is a … Continue reading

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