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11% Pay Rise for MPs

So Cameron, Clegg & Milliband are all against the totally obscene 11% pay rise for MP’s – but can’t do anything about it apparently. So what use are the lot of you then – aren’t you supposed to govern the … Continue reading

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Big companies not paying small companies on time

It comes as no surprise to me that the voluntary code that requires large companies not to endanger small businesses and thereby the wider economy by getting them to pay their suppliers on time, has failed. See this BBC article for … Continue reading

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Public or Private – who serves who?

Whether services are run by the Public or the Private sector is usually argued on the basis of which is more efficient. But whilst it is always important to constantly strive for efficiency, it is not clear to me that … Continue reading

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Modern Capitalism – the myth of efficiency

I was thinking just yesterday as I sat staring aimlessly out of the window wondering whether the postman was going to come or not, with actually no easy way of knowing, how totally destructive the so called free-market is and … Continue reading

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Socialist Economic Bulletin: Why ‘austerity’ and what is the alternative

A great article on austerity and the alternatives. Socialist Economic Bulletin: By Michael Burke

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Ed Balls says he will stick with Osborne’s spending plans

So what is the point of voting for Labour then? This is clearly an example of the fact that the voters in this Country do not have a democratic choice – vote for any of them and you get the … Continue reading

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Strangely – Arming murderers is never a good idea.

With William Hague on behalf of our Government and the French ending the embargo that could lead to the arming of ‘the rebels’ in Syria, (whoever they are), I would make a little suggestion. We should record details of any … Continue reading

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