Those who broke the economy cannot fix it

It may only have been a fraction of a percent but make no mistake, last week’s interest rate increase was a big deal. It signalled the Bank of England has given up on reviving the economy, having already inflated the assets of the already rich through its dangerous game of monetary policy. Bank and Treasury economists (aided and abetted by the OBR) are guilty of defeatism. They argue that despite their powers, there is nothing to be done. 

Labour 2.0

Jeremy Corbyn can win leadership contests, seats from the Tories, and British hearts and minds with barely any MSM help. The 2017 snap general election was clear – the British electorate trusts Jeremy Corbyn and no longer wants Blairite politicians who change their ‘principles’ to what they think the public want to hear. Where to […]

Who’s Really In Charge Of The Barely United Kingdom Right Now?

With British Parliament on summer holidays, historian, comedian and author Jem Roberts examines the strange days of the Arguably United Kingdom.  It seems a fair enough question to ask – who’s actually in charge these days? Can we just play arcade games until somebody is? And has the country finally turned a corner?

The Great Student Loan Disappearing Trick: Fake News About Fake Loans

UK student loans are administered by a wholly government-owned private company that is technically insolvent and cannot guarantee or compel repayment. Yet Jeremy Corbyn is now back-pedalling over Labour’s promise to abolish university tuition fees, when it could abolish student loans, past, present and future, with a phone call and a pen.