If, that is, interest rates carry on at rock bottom rates. But we have to take a chance on growing our way out of this crisis.
Posts Tagged: Ronald Reagan
Ministers can carry on trying, through the British Business Bank or directly, to push on this Gordian Knot – or slice through it.
Mind you, Reagan had a riposte when he was once compared to a younger candidate…
The authors of a new book trace the enduring influence of American Puritanism, and explain how the President appeals to it.
Joe Baron: Leaving the EU is a joyous expression of national self-confidence. For that, we have Thatcher to thank.
If Britain joined in a moment of self-doubt, it voted out as a confident, self-assured, optimistic, outward-looking and independent nation state.
Iran, accustomed to artful brinksmanship and operational deniability, and equipped with an experienced cyber army, may take its revenge online.
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
It’s a bit like the roof of Parliament’s Westminster Hall: which is held up by a lot of huge, ancient beams all resting on each other.
Ryan Bourne: Greta Thunberg and Prince Harry are wrong. Our ingenuity is the earth’s ultimate resource.
The only sustainable route to reducing carbon emissions will come precisely from the sorts of innovation that drive the “fairytales” that she bemoans.
Last night’s policy announcement live on Facebook was a first experiment in new ways for the Government to communicate its message.
Lessons endure from my polling study of our new Prime Minister, carried out six years ago when he was London’s Mayor.
Iain Dale: God help the UK Conservatives (so to speak) if they become religious fanatics – like the American Republicans.
Plus: The good and bad sides of Twitter – all in my week. How it may have helped to save a life. But also saw me slagged off for something I didn’t say.
Gareth Lyon: In Aldershot and North Hampshire, voters have got more receptive. Why? Because Brexit’s out of the news.
So could the Government please try to keep it that way until the local elections are done and dusted next week?
This article was originally published on the anniversary of the former President’s election. We re-issue it today as news comes of his death.
It is madness to think that our leaders aren’t entitled to go on holiday and gain a bit of perspective.