NatCAN

National Community Activists Network

August 2015 Blog Posts (6)

A Beginner's Guide to Neoliberalism #5: How neoliberalism lives on today.

In the penultimate episode of a special six-part series for the Weekly Economics Podcast, Kirsty Styles chats to James Meadway, Chief Economist at the New Economics Foundation, about how neoliberalism lives on today.

LISTEN TO PODCAST

Added by joe taylor on August 24, 2015 at 16:52 — No Comments

4 things that threaten life on Earth!

4 things that threaten life on Earth!



By Jon Crooks

Today I’m embarking on a journey.

I’ve been writing and blogging occasionally for a while now, but not in any kind of consistent or focused way. Since the General Election, I’ve become embroiled in politics: trying to help the Greens make progress in the lead up to the election and above all else trying to convince people that the Tories would cause more…

Continue

Added by Jon Crooks on August 24, 2015 at 16:08 — No Comments

Chilcot inquiry: Leading figures in British political Establishment accused of plotting to discredit investigation into Iraq war

Leading figures in the British political Establishment are behind a plot to discredit the Chilcot inquiry by portraying the panel members as “bumbling incompetents” who cannot deliver their report on time, it has been claimed.

The Independent has spoken to several inquiry sources furious at the increasing pressure being imposed by No 10 and Whitehall to speed up publication of their report into the Iraq war.…

Continue

Added by joe taylor on August 21, 2015 at 17:43 — No Comments

How neoliberalism took hold in the UK

In the fourth of a special series of the Weekly Economics Podcast, Kirsty Styles chats to James Meadway, Chief Economist at the New Economics Foundation about how neoliberalism took hold in the UK in the 1980s.

LISTEN TO PODCAST

Added by joe taylor on August 17, 2015 at 14:22 — No Comments

With hundreds of thousands of new supporters, Labour is on the verge of something big – what a complete disaster!

Great article from Mark Steel, including:

It’s easy to see why those in charge of the Labour Party are so depressed. They must sit in their office crying: “Hundreds of thousands of people want to join us. It’s a disaster. And loads of them are young, and full of energy, and they’re really enthusiastic. Oh my God, why has it all gone so miserably wrong?”

The fervour around Jeremy…

Continue

Added by joe taylor on August 14, 2015 at 9:30 — 3 Comments

Financial system resilience - what is it, and why does it matter?

Should we be worried about another crash?

Kirsty Styles chats to Josh Ryan-Collins, Associate Director of Economy & Finance at NEF, to find out.

Listen to the Podcast

Added by joe taylor on August 3, 2015 at 15:05 — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

Other ways to keep in touch:

© 2017   Created by joe taylor.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service