From the daily archives:

Thursday, January 23, 2014

The Corruption League of America #2

January 23, 2014

Last week, we launched our Corruption League of America. We will be looking at the 50 States of the USA, plus the District of Columbia throughout 2014 to see which is the dodgiest of the lot. Time for this week’s update! In our first post of this series, New Jersey was the first state off […]

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The real question is – what kind of economy do we want?

January 23, 2014

Last night, George Osborne probably opened up a bottle Dom Perignon, sat back in his sumptuous leather seat at the Treasury, supped gently and praised himself for a job well done (Danny Alexander was probably outside in the waiting area with a can of pop and some crisps) – because, in George Osborne’s mind, everything […]

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#842: 1998, Bruce Springsteen, Zero and Blind Terry

January 23, 2014

Earlier this week I posted my review of the new Bruce Springsteen album, High Hopes. The album is essentially reworked versions of outtakes and unreleased Springsteen songs plus a few well thought out cover versions. What the album does do is highlight the gargantuan amount of wonderful songs that Springsteen has never released. This was […]

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Parrot Politics in Belarus

January 23, 2014

A parrot has apparently been accepted to stand in a local election in Belarus after his application was approved by local authorities. The Mazur electoral commission processed the relevant documents, written by local activist, Kanstantsin Zhukouski on behalf of his pet, Yasha, to stand as a candidate in the municipal election. They also processed an […]

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