21 December 2017 Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) on Trial Rape in the spotlight again. By Lynda Goetz Readers who have followed this magazine over the last two years will know, firstly, that I am female, secondly that I am no longer, sadly, a spring chicken, and thirdly, that like Luke Gittos*, accused.me.uk+ and Allison Pearson (the novelist… Continue reading Issue 134: 2017 12 21: CPS On Trial
21 December 2017 Hitting The Vulnerable The increase in PCNs. By John Watson It is particularly disappointing, because I am something of a fan of Sadiq Khan. He is the first Labour candidate for whom I have ever voted and I did so because he seemed moderate, sensible, decent forward-thinking and just the sort of… Continue reading Issue 134: 2017 12 21: Hitting The Vulnerable
21 December 2107 Diary of a Corbynista The PM shows her resilience by Don Urquhart 14 December The Department for Education (DfE) has published Primary School League Tables. Schools Minister Nick Gibb is pleased with the results: “Pupils are now leaving primary school better prepared for the rigours of secondary school and for future success… Continue reading Issue 134: 2017 12 21: Diary of a Corbynista
21 December 2017 2018: A Bull Market – For Complacency. A herd mentality with lazy thinking is a dangerous recipe By Frank O’Nomics It’s that time of the year when economists and analysts come up with their predictions for growth, inflation and the best performing asset classes for next year. The almost universal positive outlook… Continue reading Issue 134: 2017 12 21: Bull Market Complacency
14 December 2017, One Year Down… …seven to go? By J R Thomas. A revolving door of senior advisers and Secretaries of State keeps on spinning but will it hurt Trump?
14 December 2017 Keep Calm And Carry On Davis puts his foot in it. By John Watson Blab, blab, blab, blab. The ink was hardly dry on Mrs May’s agreement with the EU Commission on the three preliminary issues (the Divorce Settlement, the status of EU nationals already resident in the UK, and the Irish… Continue reading Issue 133: 2017 12 14: Keep Calm And Carry On
14 December 2017 Saakashvili v Poroshenko Confrontation in Kiev. by Neil Tidmarsh They’re armed and masked when they come for him. But he escapes onto the rooftop while they’re smashing the door down. They give chase and finally corner him on the edge of a deep drop to the street below. He threatens to throw… Continue reading Issue 133: 14 December 2017: Saakashvili v Poroshenko
14 December 2017, An NHS GP at the tip of your young, healthy finger? An East End GP explains the shortcomings. By Naureen Bhatti . Healthy are targeted by ‘GP at Hand’, a commercial service for the worried well. Will it undermine the NHS?
14 December 2017 Does anyone understand bitcoin? Preoccupations with bubbles miss the point. by Frank O’Nomics. Come on now, you can’t deny that you wish you had a piece of the action. For an asset class to provide a return of 1700% on an investment over a ten month period, or for investors who have… Continue reading Issue 133: 2017 12 14: Understand bitcoin?
14 December 2017, Diary of a Corbynista, Jeremy takes his eye off the ball, by Don Urquhart. Jeremy takes his eye off the ball and the NHS’s winter blues and lets Mrs May have a good time around Brexit while Alabama chucks out an alleged sex fiend.