Interesting, informative and funny items.
jeffgoulding : A terrible affront to democracy has taken place in full view of Britain’s ‘free press’ and they have turned a collective blind eye. Estimates suggest that as many as 180,000 Labour Party members have been denied a vote in the leadership election, either as a result of suspension or expulsion, or because
12th September 2016 Andrew Simms: China and America’s joint commitment to ratify the Paris Climate Accord comes at a time when the UK’s own climate and energy policies appear at best in disarray, and worst at odds. Imagine you’re stuck in a burning building. Stay and you perish, but the complexity of the building means
By Matt Finch: Oil’s back in the news again (for some it never left), although most of us probably missed the fact that OPEC met with Russia in Doha last month and didn’t agree anything. Unfortunately this stuff’s important though. Whether it bores or excites you, there’s no denying that the worldwide price of oil
May 5, 2016 Filing into the cavernous, purpose-built Gogarburn centre just outside of Edinburgh, it’s hard not to marvel at the arrogance of the RBS bank and its top management in the years that led to the crisis. The bank proved horrendously overexposed when the crisis hit, yet Fred “The Shred” Goodwin and his clique