Cover Page, 28 March 2019, Issue 195 Welcome to our new issue. We hope you enjoy our articles and the other features. If you do, we ask that you please forward them to, and recommend us to, any contacts of yours who would be interested. If you can persuade them to register for our weekly… Continue reading Issue 195: 2019 03 28: Cover page
28 March 2019 Lens on the Week UK INDICATIVE VOTES: After the Prime Minister’s deferral of her third attempt to push through her agreement with the EU, the House of Commons supported a resolution proposed by the cerebral Sir Oliver Letwin calling for indicative votes on the various Brexit options. None of the options secured… Continue reading Issue 195: 2019 03 28: Lens on the Week
28 March 2017 The Birds are Coming Home to Roost Chaos in Commons. By J R Thomas If there is anything that any competent business person knows, it is that you cannot run a business by committee. Or run an army. Or an expedition. And certainly not a country. One of the great strengths of… Continue reading Issue 195: 2019 03 28: Home to Roost
28 March 2019 Aaargh! Brexit Postponed By John Watson Aaargh. No, Aaaargh!!!!!!!! Only a day or so ago the Brexit debate seemed to be coming to an end with the EU refusing to move the date from 29 March unless Mrs May’s deal was agreed. That cut down the options. No chance of further negotiation,… Continue reading Issue 195: 2019 03 28: Aaargh!
28 March 2019 Please May, We Leave? And You Too. By Lynda Goetz So, nearly 6 million people have signed a petition demanding we revoke Article 50, have they? President of the European council, Donald Tusk, has thundered that the EU must not ‘betray’ these people and should give Britain a long extension for the… Continue reading Issue 195: 2019 03 28: Please May, We Leave?
28 March 2019 When £1 million is not enough Pensions, Poverty and Productivity by Frank O’Nomics As a mild distraction (instead of watching cat videos or internet shopping) how about working out a list of the countries in which you would be classed as a millionaire? Some years ago you would have needed less than… Continue reading Issue 195: 2019 03 28: £1m not enough
28 March 2019 Diary of a Corbynista Indicative Vote for Tory leader? By Don Urquhart 21 March Tomorrow could be a big one for our local cats’ home. Lunching with friends and Dave we set the following rule. Any mention of the 6 letter word beginning with B incurs a £1 contribution (doubling up, every… Continue reading Issue 195: 2019 03 28: Diary of a Corbynista
28 March 2019 Culture Clash Aliens know better. By Neil Tidmarsh So that’s why we haven’t had any contact from them. It isn’t that they don’t exist; they’ve simply chosen not to visit us, for our own good. Aliens from outer space, that is. Scientists gathered in Paris last week for a conference on the… Continue reading Issue 195: 2019 03 28: Culture Clash
28 March 2018 The Future of Philanthropy The Sackler Effect By Lynda Goetz Nan Goldin, American activist and photographer, has an exhibition coming up in London in October. It will take place at the Goodman Gallery, as Marian Goodman has taken over Goldin’s representation. There was to have been an exhibition at the National Portrait… Continue reading Issue 195: 2019 03 28: The Sackler Effect
28 March 2019 Letter to the Editors Bags for life. From Anne K Sutherland Dear Sirs, I read with interest the article in the Shaw Sheet on 21st March by Frank O’Nomics. The points he made reflect my own experience. My husband has a large number of ‘bags for life’ in his car. Unfortunately, almost… Continue reading Issue 195: 2019 03 28: Letter to the Editors