Explaining The Greek Debt Crisis

OK, so we all know what the Greek debt crisis is really about: Greece borrowed more money than they can pay back. So far...

Northern Rock Privatisation

George Osborne has announced that Northern Rock is to be privatised: good. That should end the talk that it should be given away to...

Southern Cross: Solved

The Southern Cross problem seems to have been solved. Solved in the only logical manner that the Southern Cross problem could have been solved. At a...

UK Consumer Economy At 30-year Low

That's the headline, that the UK consumer economy is at a 30-year low. UK consumer economy at 30-year low, says Sainsbury's chief executive That's not what was...

Inflation Won’t Cut The Budget Deficit

It's a time honoured escape for governments with large debts. Inflate them away. Unfortunately, it's not actually all that easy in the modern world. At the same...

Sex Offenders and the Human Rights Act

Sex offenders will be able to apply, under the Human Rights Act, to get off the sex offenders register. This has caused the usual amount...

It’s All Obvious Or Trivial Except……

Why that as a tag? I should point out that I'm not an economist: a degree 25 years ago does not qualify me as such....
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