Whatever happened to party unity?

September 27, 2018

In Italy, the Minister of Finance is being threatened by his coalition partners with a ‘mega vendetta’ if his Treasury …

Extractive capitalism is back – unintentionally encouraged by the left

September 25, 2018

To most people, capitalism would be a lot better if it allowed entrepreneurs to start businesses and make profits, but …

Labour’s Employee Ownership Plan: not so inclusive after all

September 24, 2018
Two weeks ago I praised John McDonnell for plans to spread share ownership. Now more details have emerged and I’ve …

Coca Cola waking up and smelling the coffee

September 18, 2018
Interesting to read in the Financial Times that Coke’s motive for buying Costa was to give it access to its …

Credit to Labour for their new thinking on wealth creation

September 11, 2018

For some years I have argued that companies should follow the example of listed company Handelsbanken and set aside a …

Look who has profited from the crash

September 7, 2018

Ten years on from the crisis, global debt is not lower but higher by 40 percentage points. And, says Gillian …

Rugby is the next sport threatening to sell its birthright

September 6, 2018

I can’t believe that Premiership Rugby is seriously considering an offer from CVC, a Private Equity firm (CVC Capital