Category: Politics & economics

current state of the world, economic theory

The Possible New Map

Just look at Orwell’s map and it’s uncanny.  EU/Russian rapprochement, China playing everyone off, EU Sceptics winning out and America looking for new allies and stepping down from its high horse, the Arab/Muslim world its own entity, having failed in…

Multinationals and misdirection

It’s great that people in respectable positions are now coming out with things which were seen as left field not so long ago and frankly, sound bizarre.  This is why Glenn Beck is apoplectic and lost for words – he’s…

The sheer hypocrisy of Brown

“Through active employment and training programmes, restructuring the financial sector, strengthening the national infrastructure and providing responsible investment, my government will foster growth and employment.” Aaaaagh! Hiding behind the Queen’s Speech to give the start to the PM’s election campaign…