The Wealth Inequality gap – does anybody rich give a damn?

The wealth of the UK is increasingly being concentrated into an elite few – the rich are basking in getting exponentially richer, the poor are hiding in the increasingly bigger gutter, and those in the squeezed middle are progressively burying their head in the sand hoping their living standards will rise. Wealth is not simply […]

The British Economy ‘fixed’ – dream on everybody?

The latest organisation to utter assurances that our economy is out of intensive care is the BCC– the British Chambers of Commerce, They are of course another lobbying group – on behalf of businesses this time, so they have some sort of axe to grind don’t they? They are predicting that our economy will optimistically […]

“Capitalism” – the death-knell for us all, for mankind?

You may not have heard the church bell ring – the toll that announces death; perhaps it has simply fallen silent as it did increasingly in England from the 19th century. The cynical ones amongst us will link that will the rise of capitalism perhaps? Capitalism can be likened to a society which deems success […]

Full Speed Ahead on the UK Economy- straight into the Buffers?

The latest forecast from the IMF on UK growth is supposed to give some encouragement to the markets – but should it? They have issued the latest figures which predict growth of 2.4% in this next year. One might well ask what the hell do they know anyway – their forecasts have been widely and […]