23 November 2017 A lens on the week UK BUDGET: Yesterday’s budget speech was delivered against disappointing figures from the independent Office of Budget Responsibility. Forecast growth has been marked down, from 2% to 1.5% for the current year with a further decline in the four years after that. The drop is driven by expected… Continue reading Issue 130:2017 11 23:A lens on the week
22 October 2015 Frightened Now? By Neil Tidmarsh As Halloween approaches, let us consider the strange light (as from a dim and flickering candle) which four of this week’s news stories cast on the power exercised over the blood of the living and the bones of the dead by the omnipotent forces ruling this world.… Continue reading Issue 25:2015 10 22: Frightened now?