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  • #8 The “National Debt” …in two minutes.

    13th May 2020 by

    “Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge”.  W. S. Churchill. Imagine that you personally own, outright, Britain’s largest bank, and you are legally entitled to put any credit figure you choose in your own account. Would you really go out and actually borrow any money from anyone? Of course not.  But, you are aware that… Read more

  • #7 Paying for the Covid Economic Crisis?

    12th May 2020 by

    At the present moment, when it’s clear that the imminent economic crisis resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, will need a massive financial intervention by the UK government to avert a catastrophe, a lot of people are worried about how the cost of this will be met. And, what long-term effects that will have. So, it… Read more

  • #6 Austerity: A choice,not a necessity.

    24th Feb 2020 by

    Photo: Pixabay.com Imagine a doctor, who is treating a patient for anaemia, deciding to reduce the person’s food intake. Pretending this will be good for him, and will allow him to recover. Accusing his previous doctor of reckless mis-treatment, wasting the hospital’s resources. Think that would never happen?   The year is 2010. Following the… Read more

  • #5 The rigged housing market

    31st Oct 2019 by

    It has been reported that if the rise in the cost of housing over the last 30 or so years was the same for everything, a loaf of bread would be £10, a litre of petrol £13, an oven ready chicken £50. Imagine the outcry, rioting… but many seen to just accept with resignation the… Read more

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