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Personal and Household Debt: Facts, Figures and Fears

Personal and Household Debt: Facts, Figures and Fears

Richard Marshall July 30, 2017 0

Debt. 30, 40 or 50 years ago it was a dirty word, something to be avoided and only to be acquired in the most important or extreme circumstances. Now it is by and large

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Rejoice – The Left Are In Turmoil Across Europe

Rejoice – The Left Are In Turmoil Across Europe

Lee Jenkins July 22, 2015 0

Labour’s current turmoil is a symptom of a disease that’s ravaging social democratic parties across the continent The May General Election was a trauma to Britain’s Labour Party from it  will not quickly recover.

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Salmond Threatens UK with Debt Default over Scottish Currency Problems

Salmond Threatens UK with Debt Default over Scottish Currency Problems

Alex MacDonald August 11, 2014 4

  The leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Alex Salmond, has promoted panic in international markets with the assertion that an independent Scotland would not repay its debt should a formal currency union

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74% of Americans blame Republicans for government shutdown

74% of Americans blame Republicans for government shutdown

Backbencher October 17, 2013 0

Lizzie Roberts examines the consequences the US government shut-down has had, and the potential future effects. On Wednesday afternoon, we finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel for the US government

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Shut Down The Shutdown!

Shut Down The Shutdown!

Backbencher October 11, 2013 0

Robert Tyler argues that, even despite the attractions of limited government, enough is now enough Crack open the champagne and rejoice! The US Government is in its second week of Shutdown, with no sign

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UK Economy: Encouraging signs but more tough decisions await

UK Economy: Encouraging signs but more tough decisions await

Backbencher June 24, 2013 0

By Neil Kennard George Osborne has maintained throughout the lifetime of this Parliament that the government needs to spend less and get borrowing down through an eight-year austerity programme. Amongst the figures being mentioned

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Ben Bernanke’s Legacy: A Libertarian’s Perspective

Ben Bernanke’s Legacy: A Libertarian’s Perspective

Backbencher June 20, 2013 0

How should history judge the head of the Federal Reserve? This week President Barack Obama gave a clear indication that he intended to follow a new path within the Federal Reserve. On the American

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There’s No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

There’s No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

Backbencher May 17, 2013 0

Could a Government Guarantee become a contradiction in terms? The words “Government Guarantee” appear to be part of a politician’s stock armoury and a comfort blanket for much of the electorate. However, let’s not

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Debt Vs Deficit – Putting Visuals To The Numbers

Debt Vs Deficit – Putting Visuals To The Numbers

Backbencher May 3, 2013 0

Paul Parkinson puts the UK’s economic numbers into visual form The general public has to contend with not only politicians, whether deliberately or ignorantly, misusing the terms “debt” & “deficit”, but also with the

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Should the fate of Syria rest on the West?

Should the fate of Syria rest on the West?

Backbencher November 20, 2012 1

Oliver Demaine discusses; The Arab-Spring, one of the most revolutionary times the middle-east has seen for centuries. Leaders fought off their position of ‘solid’ power by the people of the States they have ruled

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