Our interests are not protected by pretending that all is well in Washington, or by wilfully indulging the President’s repulsive excesses.
Believe the hype. Here's why.
The Government has “lost” a shed-load of our national archives. This seems to have come to light now simply because we are approaching the annual release of papers under the 30, 50, 75 or 100 year rule, and so this is all topical. It turns out that when asked, National Archives peeps say they … Continue reading Loss of Archives Is A National Scandal
The end-of-year obituary cloud provokes uncomfortable feelings of our own mortality, and reminds us of the pain of loss.
Only 4% of union web site front pages have any audio content. Yet the audience for podcasts has expanded exponentially.
The real political question is what does the current leadership stand for? A bigger issue perhaps than the fate of one politician, however senior.
The heavily trailed Industrial Strategy document was released this week, 250 pages of gloss and colour. And credit where it is due - it is significant and serious news when our Prime Minister asserts their belief that “a strong and strategic state…intervenes decisively wherever it can make a difference.” Brown or Blair could have penned … Continue reading New Podcast: When Is An Industrial Strategy Not An Industrial Strategy?
Ryanair's woes continue: You know things are bad when you turn on your own staff.
The importance of concerted action to arrest and reverse declining membership levels can never be over-stated or repeated too often. And this is an existential crisis partly of our own making.
Fabrication, dissembling, being “économique avec la vérité” is seeping into everyday discourse on a wider scale and to a greater extent. It's time to stop the lies.