Note: Due to the timing of Thanksgiving, the occupancy rate was down sharply YoY last week. The rate was up sharply in the previous report. From HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US hotel results for week ending 30 November he U.S. hotel industry reported negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 24-30 […]
In a shocking recent study on www.cnbc.com, the average millennial (aged between 18 to 34) is currently carrying $36,000 in personal debt excluding any home mortgage they have. While this debt is certainly crushing this generation, just over 60 percent of millennials with debt have absolutely no idea when they are going to pay this […]
I have been focussing on the green dimensions to deciding who to vote for in this election, but in a blog stall called Tax Research that does v3erelook another of my key concerns, which has always been international taxation. On this issue I have been saved doing an analysis by Prof Sol Picciotto, one of […]
Friends of the Earth have announced that Labour has the strongest green manifesto in this election, but only after securing extra-manifesto commitments from them. The assessment, published today, looked at the manifestos of the Labour, Conservative, Liberal Democrats and Green parties. These were scored against Friends of the Earth’s election asks – which covered ten […]
This, I think, is the true Boris Johnson: Johnson is patronising whilst supporting inequality and the politics of envy which, as he makes clear, are the basis for all Tory thinking. It’s nasty. And this man wants to be elected prime minister.
I do not know who produced this. But they got it absolutely right. Hat tip to Andrew Simms
Sunday mornings are for clearing the head. I am nit implying I have a hangover. In my case this simply means a slower than normal start to the day, and the chance to think bigger pictures. This morning, however, only one picture comes to mind. That is the ghastly image of a smiling Boris Johnson […]