The Lie In The UN Rapporteur’s UK Poverty Report

Philip Alston is the UN Special Rapporteur on poverty. He's been around the UK telling all how terrible poverty is here. It's not, obviously, as...

Google’s Bro’ Culture – What Do You Expect From A Mountain Of Nerds?

So here we've got a complaint that Google's internal culture is a "Bro'" one. That is, male, nerdy and really not very cultured at...

Congrats To Renewable Energy – One Third Of US Households Struggle With Energy Bills

The US Energy Department has just released a report detailing how some one third of US households struggle to pay their energy bills. This...

Google Sued With Allegations Of Racial Bias – Against Whites And Asians

Google's being sued by an ex-recruiter and part of the suit is the claim that the company discriminates against white and Asian people during...

Modern Monetary Theory Won’t Cause Inflation, So There

For those who don't know Richard Murphy was the inventor of Corbynomics. He also pushes a number of, hmm, interesting economic ideas. I've had...

Congratulations To Ethiopia – Getting Richer By Going Neoliberal

Ethiopia didn't have a good economic time of it in the recent past. That leap from Haile Selassie's monarchical feudalism to Mengistu's Red Terror...

Egregiously Stupid Economics – Markets Require Perfect Information

Calling in from the know nothing side of the economic divide we have Richard Murphy insisting, yet again, upon something that isn't true. Worse...

The UN Rapporteur, Philip Alston, Investigates Britain’s Extreme Poverty – Not That We Have...

Philip Alston is the UN Rapporteur on extreme poverty around the place. He's just arrived in the UK to report on how well -...

Fair Tax Mark Head Has No Clue About Caffe Nero’s Tax Bill

The Fair Tax Mark was set up by Richard Murphy so obviously we'll not be surprised to find that it is staffed by know-nothings....
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IT recruitment is broken

If you've applied for a job in the last 15-20 years, the process has been pretty much the same. A company wants to recruit...