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Business bites: boom town … dollar down … world renown …

Business bites: boom town … dollar down … world renown …

Glenn Dyer April 1, 2015 2 Comments

Maybe we shouldn't be idolising the UK economy quite so much. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Mon dieu! Can Socialists really manage an economy?

Mon dieu! Can Socialists really manage an economy?

Crikey September 24, 2014 8 Comments

Freelance journalist Alan Austin compares France's economy under its Socialist government with the United Kingdom's under the Conservatives.

An uneven Anglosphere: US, Aus doing OK but Brits in trouble

Glenn Dyer March 21, 2013

The US Federal Reserve and the Reserve Bank of Australia are both expecting solid economic growth over the next year or so. But it's a different matter entirely in the UK, which is a basket case.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer March 13, 2013 4 Comments

Don't sneer at Alan Jones -- without his long-running campaign against coal seam gas, would the issue have come to the attention of the federal government? Plus other political issues of the day.

UK downgrade another blow for austeritynomics

UK downgrade another blow for austeritynomics

Crikey February 25, 2013 1 Comment

The downgrade of the UK's credit rating again demonstrates how austerity can't even achieve its intended fiscal goals, let alone protect an economy. Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane report.

Economic growth: I think it’s spurning Japanese …

Economic growth: I think it’s spurning Japanese …

Crikey September 11, 2012 22 Comments

As the world's fifth largest economy, what happens in Japan matters. And the country's multifaceted problems appear not to be able to be corrected, writes Stephen Koukoulas of Business Spectator.

What chance a UK bank to trust? Barclays and none

Guy Rundle July 2, 2012 4 Comments

In London, 'tis the bonfire of the bankers.

Rundle: UK Coalition’s world view is through a fun-house mirror

Guy Rundle March 22, 2012 4 Comments

David Cameron's coalition government has brought in a risky political budget.

Welcome to the bizarro parallel universe that is UK politics

Crikey January 27, 2012 7 Comments

The government of the United Kingdom has pulled off one of the great political con jobs, writes David Ritter from London.

News.com.au’s Struggle St struggles …. Leveson latest … reporting armageddon …

News.com.au’s Struggle St struggles …. Leveson latest … reporting armageddon …

Crikey December 7, 2011 6 Comments

News.com.au's struggle street struggles ... gay marriage and knowing your history ...Front Page of the Day ...Leveson inquiry: subterfuge can be in public interest, says Guardian reporter ...