How well the British economy is performing today depends critically on when you start the clock. How far back should you go?
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Marxism shows no sign of dying out; it lives on in a variety of political movements and branches of academic and cultural life. But why exactly?
A military attack on Syria would clearly affect stock values. War diverts trade: some businesses lose while others gain. Is war good for business in the aggregate? Not likely says Mark Harrison.
Mark Harrison argues that liberal capitalism isn’t perfect, but it has done far more for human welfare than communism.
It's possible that a society of educated people is likely to be more cultured and scientific-minded than one of non-graduates, and this should have positive externalities in the form of better political discourse and higher culture. There is, however, little evidence of this in practice.
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RT @NIESRorg: Is the Chancellor gambling on interest rates and tax receipts to hit fiscal targets? #AutumnStatement https://t.co/yqjJWV6h2s
RT @CJFDillow: Blogged: Osborne's plan to cut wages: https://t.co/N7DyBiRpmm
UK Chancellor remains defiant in implementing austerity - https://t.co/Q8vM29NXBv
Reactions to Mr Osborne’s Autumn Statement - https://t.co/V7Fiqlkyak cc @johnweeks41 @AnnPettifor @jomicheII