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Funding the UK Green New Deal

I have been asked how I would fund the Green New Deal. This is a response I prepared to support some thinking a little while ago. I should add that I have not edited to indicate that this is solely my thinking: We face a world of massive insecurity: For people; For jobs; For the […]

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A repeat of the Turmoil of 1914-1922?

This pst is by Prof Sean Danaher and was on Progressive Pulse last week. It is far too good not to share a little more widely, with Sean’s permission: History, as it is taught in British schools, remembers 1914 as a the year WWI started. WWI was of course a horrific event, but less is […]

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A Tory and Labour wipe out in Scotland?

This is an analysis of today’s Observer poll from Opinium via Flavible.com: I do not trust many polls, and Opinium seems to produce much stronger Tory results than most right now. There is one thing to note though: look at Scotland. Not a single Tory or Labour seat. I stress, I am not convinced, but that is […]

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Is Your WordPress Website Up to Date?

If you’ve got a website, we’re willing to bet it was built on WordPress (ours is). As one of the most popular content management systems on the market, WordPress is relatively user friendly with lots of great themes and plugins for optimizing. Here’s the thing. WordPress is not a build it and forget it kind […]

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The Fair Tax Mark is going international

I share this blog published by the Fair Tax Mark, of which I am a director, this morning: Research funding from Luminate to enable Fair Tax Mark to explore what ‘Fair Tax’ looks like outside the UK, and the scope for new standards that would enable Companyes across the globe to be certified for the […]

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The political economy of Brexit

Normally I avoid broadcasting with RT. I was persuaded to do this broadcast with Alex Salmond, partly by the quality of his other guests. As he says: In the second in a series on UK economic trends, Alex interviews two leading commenters, from north and south of the Scotland-England border, on the political economy of […]