From the daily archives:

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Is the Minimum Wage everything we hoped it would be?

October 28, 2014

In the last few months the Tories have been boasting about the Minimum Wage. Hmmm. They now see it is as something they are proud of; David Cameron even mentioned it at length in his leaders speech about howthey’ve increased it to £6.50 per hour, and how they intend to keep it, and even increase […]

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Songs to Learn and Sing Golden Years #14: 1972

October 28, 2014

This post is long long overdue.   With the posting by Jackie South of his Bobby Womack tribute song, the great Across 110th Street all the way back at #907, 1972 became the 14th year to have had 20 songs posted in our Songs To Learn and Sing feature and thereby enter our Golden Years pantheon.  The […]

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EU Money and Bullshit

October 28, 2014

Although you have to admire the mischief-making timing of the demand from the EU for a further £1.7 billion from the UK, David Cameron’s foot-stomping red in the face outrage is so overdone as to be laughable. If only we had a less credulous press. Let’s take a run through the process. Contributions to EU […]

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