From the daily archives:

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

#320: 1950, Muddy Waters, Rollin’ Stone

November 1, 2011

Jackie South expressed the view yesterday that Janis Joplin had the best female white blues voice of all time and that Captain Beefheart had the best white male blues voice of all time. Well white shmite, I thought it is about time that we had a song from one of the very greatest blues voices […]

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Should Squatting Be A Crime?

November 1, 2011

This is a tricky one this. I have to say that there was a time back in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s when the idea of squatting had a certain romantic quality to it; to me it seemed pretty cool to just live rent and mortgage free in an abandoned property in a part […]

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Greek Debt Crisis: Papandreou Is Right To Call A Referendum

November 1, 2011

As I write this blog post it appears that things in the Eurozone may be beginning to unravel.   After 14 summits in less than 2 years, to much fanfare last Wednesday in Brussels, Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy announced that a ‘credible and ambitious’ deal had been done between the Eurozone countries which would see […]

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