October 30, 2008

October 29, 2008
  • Stuck in the middle

    American elections: Median wages stagnated during the Bush years while top earners piled up the cash. Those feeling the pinch will go to the ballot box in a disgruntled mood, writes Edward Luce
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    Brace yourselves – George Bush will soon be free to do just what he wants

    Jonathan Freedland: The current president has three long, unaccountable months to cement his legacy

October 28, 2008
  • Travel

  • October 25, 2008
    £90bn wiped off shares, huge fall in the pound, biggest drop in GDP since 1990

    October 24, 2008

    Every six in 10 people inactive

    Health Minister Datuk Liow Tiong Lai, who revealed this, said the Government’s many promotions to get people to lead a healthy lifestyle, did not seem to have worked.

    Fred Pearce launches his Greenwash column, which aims to puncture companies’ green pretensions
    Beijing named most egalitarian city while least equal cities found in southern Africa and Latin America

    October 20, 2008

    US election: Colin Powell endorses Barack Obama for president

    October 19, 2008

    Oct 19 2008:

    New maps of mortality chart how geographical differences influence the main causes of death

    Oct 18 2008:

    In an interview with the Guardian, Stella Rimington calls attack on the US ‘another terrorist incident’

    JM Keynes

    Man in the News

    John Maynard Keynes’ ideas look increasingly relevant