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Universal Credit – doff your cap

Welfare bill £192bn Savings from universal credit cap, about £270m to £330m depending on which year you look at.  Let’s say £300m a year.  Sounds a lot doesn’t it?  That’s until you put the zeros in and then see what … Continue reading

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My ideas for Occupy

A quick glance at the Guardian website yesterday shows that the Occupy protesters at St Pauls are calling out for suggestions.   I haven’t had a chance to look at anything being suggested yet, but am really pleased to see the … Continue reading

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More questions than answers in a world gone nuts

Lets’s try a quick sum up of what’s going on big picture wise at the moment.  Debt in the Eurozone has been dominating the headlines with the Greek situation coming to a head, Italy hot on its heels and now … Continue reading

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Greenest government ever? Hello!!!!

What is that green around the gills?  Green as in ogre?  Greenwash?  Green as in slime ball?  Scab?  Gangrene? Stupid or evil?  I can’t decide. Climate – too late?  Almost The International Energy Agency has warned the it is our … Continue reading

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A historic decade

This decade will be historically important. It will mark a turning point. The days when inequality didn’t matter, because the pile of crumbs could keep being added to are over. As resources become more scarce, how they are divided up … Continue reading

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Occupy equal ground

The Occupy Wall Street protest, and other ‘Occupy ‘ protests that are springing up rapidly in other cities around the world, have at their core, a resentment about an elite having made conditions worse for the majority and a desire … Continue reading

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Conference season – what a shambles

The round of party political conferences is drawing to a close.  What are the key messages that came across to me?  The LibDems are depressed.  They are fed up with the position they find themselves in, but can no longer … Continue reading

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