From the daily archives:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Amin, The Falklands, Russia, the EDL and Tory Hypocrisy

March 24, 2015

Hold on a cotton pickin’ moment. I’ve just been listening to Michael Fallon, Minister of State for Defence, on the wireless – Mr Fallon, has been telling me (and indeed the other millions) that apparently, the Russians are ‘thinking about negotiating a deal with the Argentinians to sell them bomber aircraft.’ Note two words in […]

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0% Inflation Is Bad News (Not That You Would Know It From The Media)

March 24, 2015

Expect a whole bunch more George Osborne Is Jesus headlines tomorrow because the ONS announced today that inflation  in the year to February was 0%.  In the world of Media Macro (copyright Simon Wren-Lewis) this is to be celebrated because inflation means Zimbabwe or Weimer Germany, or even worse, whisper it with dread, the 1970s. […]

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David Cameron Issues the Longest Resignation in Political History

March 24, 2015

Picture the scene. Two Etonian old boys chewing the fat (or rather the sun blushed tomatoes, artisan bread and quails eggs) in a chic country abode in the Cotswolds. Both men are quite relaxed in each other’s Born to Rule company. Perhaps a little too relaxed. Like a scene from something out of a Richard […]

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#1003: 1971, David Bowie, Life On Mars?

March 24, 2015

Welcome to the next song within our shortlist of fantastic songs that have yet to be included into our pantheon of songs to learn and sing. Quite frankly, it is a bit of a disgrace that we have not included David Bowie’s Life On Mars?. The song comes from Bowie’s wonderful Hunky Dory album which […]

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