Amazon Claims Another Victim – Payless ShoeSource To Close All US...

Payless ShoeSource has found that its most recent bankruptcy wasn't enough to make the business viable so it looks...

Chickens coming home to roost?

Well, well, well. Scaremongering and doomists have been predicting the end of Britain once we Brits leave the European...

Owen Jones Doesnt Understand British Business or Minimum Wages

Young Owen went head to head with Brexiteer Tim Martin over the wages he pays his J.D Wetherspoon staff....

Angela Rayner Needs Schooling – Education Is Not A Public Good

It is entirely possible to say that education is good for the public, that it's a good - perhaps service but still - desired...

Economics After Neoliberalism

Dani Rodrik, Gabriel Zucman and Suresh Naidu have a new project out, one to provide us with an economics to replace neoliberalism. That neoliberalism...

Children Are So Easy To Lie To – Climate Change Strike

So, yesterday was that climate change strike by the little kiddies and some 1,000 of them descended upon Parliament Square to have a little...

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Since you’re here … … we have a small favour to ask. More people are reading the continental telegraph than ever but advertising revenues across...

THE METROPOLITANS — Episode Fifty

A saga of everyday life in the Big L and a wry look at contemporary culture By Tony Carden   Episode Fifty The...

How Does This Work? Indonesian Ride Hailing Scam Discovered

Four men have been arrested for a ride hailing scam in Indonesia. The difficulty is in working out how...

India Raises Sugar Prices To Correct Problems With Earlier Government Mistake

India has just raised the minimum selling price for sugar in a bid to undo the problems caused by...

May-be?

We’ve been watching the deroulement (a nice little French word there that sounds a lot like what’s going on—a...

A Bad Mistake, India Moots Raising National Minimum Wage – It’s...

It's not surprising that this is happening, India mooting a rise in the national minimum wage. There is, after...

So Just Why Is The Eurozone Monetary System So Pants?

The answer being that the eurozone monetary system is neither well designed nor well run: Monetary System Giancarlo Corsetti, Barry Eichengreen,...

California’s Very Silly Idea Of A Facebook Data Tax And Dividend

That California is where the rest of the United States goes to turn mad is obvious enough but there...

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