Category: latterday capitalism

How about we started arresting the banks?

This story was brought to my attention by Paul Bernal on Twitter this morning.  It involves what he described as a Labour-funded think tank, IPPR, coming up with the brilliant (#irony) idea to turn unemployment benefit into a loan which…

Opportunity knocks – but for whom?

A couple of days ago I extended the hand of conditional friendship to David Cameron.  This is what I argued: Yes.  I’m still prepared to give Mr Cameron the benefit of the doubt if in the next few months he…