Another War???

September 26, 2008

Political Economy Conference 2008

Political Economy Conference 2008

20 November 2008


Heroes… habislah aku

September 25, 2008

Now back to UK Politics

September 24, 2008

This was not the speech of a leader about to be unseated

Simon Jenkins: Brown plainly expects those who slavishly queued at his door a year ago to back him into an election. Now they will

September 23, 2008

The US can afford to pay for this rescue – but little else

Bill Emmott: If Obama is elected his fiscal hands will be tied by the banks’ safety net. Any new public spending will mean raising taxes

The patron saint of charlatans is again spreading dangerous misinformation

George Monbiot: The Sunday Telegraph columnist Christopher Booker has published 38 articles about asbestos – and every one is wrong

The Language Show 2008 – Welcome

The UK’s biggest event for language learners, language teachers, linguists and anyone with a passion for languages. The Language Show offers language

September 22, 2008

Samso, the Danish island living off-grid

September 19, 2008

A surprising lack of skilfully sheared sheep

Wanted: foreign ballet dancers, sheep shearers, engineers and maths and science teachers.The British government last week

You don’t have to be male to work here, but it helps

…but widens considerably as women start to have children.Earnings for men and women “are similar when joining the job market, at 18 to 21 years…of talent at the top.”It is difficult to disagree with this statement.

A broad appeal

Earlier this year Guildford was cited by international marketing…recorded cricket match took place in Guildford in 1550 and it was the home of Charles…Students at the College of Law in Guildford, Guildford College, Guildford School…

America will need a $1,000bn bail-out

It is hard to see how the US can create a firewall against further contagion without spending five to 10 times more than it has, writes Kenneth Rogoff

Modern history’s greatest regulatory failure

Roger Altman warns that America will be climbing out of a financial hole for a long time. The economy will not have access to all of the credit it needs

Changing the rules of the game

Saving AIG was right

This greed was beyond irresponsible

AIG has burned through its equity, spread financial chaos to all corners of the earth and humiliated the US Treasury. Call me a spoilsport, but I do not believe that AIG or any other capital markets institution should be allowed to play like that with my money

How to meet the dangers facing Britain

Do not panic: the UK economy ought to be able to get through this crisis without a recession as deep as those of the early 1980s and 1990s

September 17, 2008