Post Tagged with: "economics"

The Case Against Re-nationalizing the Railways

August 22, 2016 10:00 am1 comment
The Case Against Re-nationalizing the Railways

It would be an understatement to say that the Labour party has endured a fairly torrid start under the new leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. His handling of the (admittedly hostile) media, previous comments he has made on the IRA and other such groups, his handling of the shadow cabinet appointments, […]

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The Wolf of Wall Street – A (Spoiler Free) Review

February 5, 2014 7:07 pm3 comments
The Wolf of Wall Street – A (Spoiler Free) Review

Leonardo DiCaprio is an actor with an enviable catalogue of films behind him. From playing Johnny Depp’s autistic younger brother in 1993’s What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?, to making up one half of William Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet in 1996; the year after, DiCaprio reached international fame in Titanic, […]

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Will 2014 be Greece’s year?

January 11, 2014 3:44 pm0 comments
Will 2014 be Greece’s year?

The European Commission sparked hope that Greece’s economy would grow by 0.6% in 2014. This is compared with figures for 2012 and 2013, where the economy was still receding by 6.4% and 4% respectively. Will this prospective growth meliorate citizens’ lives at a time of increased unemployment, as well as […]

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Why Care About American Economics?

November 1, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
Why Care About American Economics?

Economics, economics, economics. That’s what the 2010 UK election was about, and it seems to be the main thrust of the American one. Unemployment and job figures are the battlefield. Gross Domestic Product and AA+ credit ratings are the weapons. The Federal Reserve might be a potential ally, and the […]

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