The Truth About IPP Sentences

Is the USA Using BP for its Own Ends?

Some may very well think so! After perfectly justified criticism of BP and its partners for causing the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, President Obama seems to be beating-up Tony Haywood, BP’s  CEO, simply for the sake of generating political capital. This from the man that most of us thought would truly bring…

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UK Budget Set to be the Toughest Ever

The UK chancellor has announced that Tuesday’s Budget will be the toughest ever, saying that it is necessary to ‘prepare for the future as well as sort out the mistakes of the past’ In other words, he is trying to justify putting up taxes and making cuts to a greater extent than was first thought.…

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UK Government Starts to Bleed the Public Dry

The UK Chancellor , George Osbourne started his financial massacre yesterday. Of course, far too important to make the announcements himself, he used his pawn, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander to do it for him. £12 billion of cuts in one day with more to come. When I warned on The Opinion…

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Age of Austerity? Watch the supermarket profits go up…

Age of Austerity? Watch the supermarket profits go up…

Have you noticed how, whatever the economic climate, the supermarkets always seem to make more and more money? Is it not amazing that by supposedly saving US money – ‘Every little helps’,’Saving you money every day’ – they still  manage to rake in billions every year? I think we have all become blind to the…

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Death by a thousand cuts

The UK government has announced its first cuts in public expenditure. Only another nine hundred and ninety-nine to go… Following the Chancellor’s announcement of public sector cuts today, there has already been an outcry from hundreds of faceless people who, whilst keen to spend our money, do not wish for their organisation to be too…

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