Politicians are obsessed with fiscal deficit reduction. But unless they also reduce the trade deficit, a debt crisis looms....
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The last time the UK's trade deficit was as large as it is now was at the height of the Lawson boom. And we all know what happened next....
Andrew Hughes-Hallett of the University of St. Andrews explains why, contrary to views expressed by many professional economists in a recent survey, Scottish independence could be good for Scotland.
For the first time in history, people have the real prospect of no longer having to work long hours in boring, repetitive and physically debilitating jobs to meet basic needs. We will have more time to spend interacting with each other, caring for each other.
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