Billions of people around the world are drinking water contaminated with plastic. According to samples analysed by scientists, the US has the highest rate of contamination – […]
The collapse of Carillion, which made its money by sucking resources out of the public sector, begs the question: What use to society is the private sector of capitalism, when all is said […]
The collapse of Carillion and the threat to thousands of jobs worldwide is not just an indictment of the infamous public-private partnership model beloved of UK governments for the last 30 years. It […]
In less than a year the price of a Bitcoin has soared from less than $1,000 to $17,000 (almost $20,000 at one point). […]
Things are going to get harder, and harder and harder.
So said Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal […]
The Paradise Papers revelations show that neither a Labour government in the UK, nor any other national government can match up to the […]
With the Tories in increasing disarray and Labour leading in the polls, Jeremy Corbyn hammered home his party’s advantage at the Cooperative Party’s 100th […]
As the world’s temperature rises, and wildfires burn across southern Europe, the western United States of America and […]
Support for Syriza, the Greek Coalition of the Radical Left, has melted away. Despite its programme of support for the worst hit […]
Over the past year household incomes in the UK grew by just 1.5% but outstanding car loans, credit card balances and personal loans rose by 10%.
That 8.5% gap is one […]
Another financial crisis is not likely in our “lifetime”, says US Federal Bank chair Janet Yellen.
Pick me up off the floor someone!
Yellen’s somewhat delusional assurances are meant […]