The Cuban regime’s ability to subsidise certain goods and services has always relied on subsidies to the regime.
Edited by Peter Franklin
The election result could be so finely balanced as to make the likely outcome of a confidence vote unclear until actually held.
Naturally, it suits the opponents of austerity – i.e. the proponents of debt-funded stimulus – to portray the UK as an economic disaster zone.
Voters still prefer David Cameron to the Labour leader, but they’re coming round.
To a greater extent than we’d like to admit, economics is a function of demographics.
Whoever forms the next government, we shouldn’t forget that the ‘Whitehall Party’ will remain in place.
Hague’s leadership of the Conservative Party was hugely more significant than he’s given credit for.
Are high-rise cityscapes doomed to failure? The Manhattan skyline would suggest not. However, what works for New York is not easily translated to London.
A close election usually means that safe seats stay that way, thus allowing big beasts to rest easy. But these are interesting times.
Regulatory harmonisation is far more complicated than tariff reduction and thus provides a target-rich environment for lobbyists.
Everyone needs a decent night’s rest, but the poorest workers are least likely to get it.
It may suit the industry to assume that our time, peace and concentration has no value – but obviously it does.
If Cameron goes as leader it should be because of a loss of Conservative, not Lib Dem, support.
Though in many ways the Amish are deliberately narrowing down their options, in doing so they gain choices that outsiders don’t have.
It’s sad that religion, when not turned to overtly evil ends, is so often drained of anything that might inspire anyone.