From the daily archives:

Thursday, November 17, 2011

#332: 1977, The Stranglers, Something Better Change

November 17, 2011

There’s been a fair few posts over the last couple of days despairing about where we find ourselves; despairing at the inability of our ideologically hidebound leaders to realise (or care) about the damage they are causing.  I was thinking about this last night after posting my piece on Allthatsleft’s first anniversary when for some […]

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Osborne’s Northern Rock Fiasco – What would Alan Sugar say?

November 17, 2011

Now I’m no entrepreneur, in fact, when it comes to making money I’m an abject failure. I think I’ve lost money on everything I’ve ever touched throughout my life. It’s got to a stage where I’ve resigned myself to shuffling off my mortal coil skint and overdrawn. I take solace in the fact that, at […]

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George Osborne and The Insanity of Austerity Revisited

November 17, 2011

Yesterday youth unemployment broke the 1,000,000 barrier for the first time since records started to be kept, in 1992.    Extraordinarily and terrifyingly Chris Grayling described this horrifying figure as a ‘distraction’.   These are the people who govern us.   Overall levels of unemployment are at levels not seen since just after the UK was expelled from […]

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