Comment on macroeconomic issues
Tuesday 20 February 2024
Detoxifying government debt, part 2. Market myths
“Labour’s biggest opponent is no longer the Conservative Party . It is the bond market.” That was the first sentence I read a few days ago...
Tuesday 13 February 2024
Detoxifying government debt, part 1. Debt is also an asset
Perhaps Labour scaling back its proposed green investment is just a pre-election ploy, and will have no implications for what they do in g...
Tuesday 6 February 2024
One Rule to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them
What a future Labour government will be able to do in terms of repairing both our broken public services, our broken economy, and getting ...
Tuesday 30 January 2024
The evolution of the UK Conservative party since 1979
This is in part a follow-up to my post two weeks ago , which argued that parties of the centre-right that adopt unpopular right wing econo...
Tuesday 23 January 2024
2024 will be the year UK fiscal policy became a sad joke
The media is full of stories about tax cuts in the Budget, stories encouraged by the Chancellor. Let's put aside the fact that the co...
Tuesday 16 January 2024
Why the centre-right has helped cause the drift to the far right in Western democracies
The far right now holds power in Hungary, Italy and Argentina. Trump, undoubtedly a far right figure, has a good chance of not only becomin...
Tuesday 9 January 2024
If the next government isn’t diverting resources to investment then it will be giving up on our future
To prove you are not a robot, click on the cars in this picture. You might be surprised that this blog has featured the causes and conseq...
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