Hammond plays down Brexit delay increasing chance of second vote
May 7, 2019

Time likely to be too tight for referendum before end of October, says chancellor

Philip Hammond has played down the possibility that the UK could use the delay to Brexit to hold a second referendum and stressed that he still Continue reading

Britain fell for a neoliberal con trick  even the IMF says so | Aditya Chakrabortty
November 5, 2018

The fund reports that Britains finances are weaker than all other nations except Portugal, and says privatisation is to blame, says Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Columnists usually proffer answers, but today I want to ask a question, a big Continue reading

Trump’s trade war with China and Europe will hit global growth  IMF
October 13, 2018

UKs outlook for 2019 stays at 1.5% but previous forecast for 1.3% this year cut to 1.1%

Donald Trumps trade war with China and Europe is forecast to hit global growth this year and reverberate through 2019, the International Monetary Continue reading

Lehman Brothers collapse: where are the key figures now?
October 11, 2018

Ten years ago this weekend the investment banks bankruptcy caused panic in US and UK

Ten years ago this weekend Lehman Brothers crashed into bankruptcy the biggest corporate failure in history and sent the worlds financial system reeling close Continue reading