Monthly Archives: January 2014

How Oliver Stone helped cause the financial crisis

Margaret Thatcher was famously a big fan of the timeless BBC satirical sitcom Yes, Minister. So much so that in 1984 she penned a Yes, Minister sketch with her press secretary Bernard Ingham, which she then performed at a national … Continue reading

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Lies, damned lies and opinion polls

Our political system is in decline. Cynicism and apathy combined with duplicitousness and venality have eroded legitimacy. Power (as so often, hot on the heels of wealth) has gravitated away from the corridors of Whitehall and Pennsylvania Avenue to Wall … Continue reading

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