Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Politics of Fear

In 2010, when he felt that his electoral chances were being threatened by a party of protest, David Cameron claimed that a vote for Nick Clegg and the LibDems would let Labour in. We ended up with a Conservative/LibDem coalition … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Phooey

While our government continues to fall over itself trying to encourage rich Chinese tourists and business-people to come and spend their money on our shores, it’s worth remembering that the wealth of these few privileged individuals is partly the product … Continue reading

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A Generation Unable to Fly the Nest – the Letting Boom in the Busted Marketplace

Recent news has told us that half of those aged 20 to 24 still live with their parents, unable to raise the funds to get on the housing ladder or even to rent. In recent weeks it has also been … Continue reading

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