Water is Wet, Red roses are red and Politicians lie to us, we expect them to, it has become the norm, and we have become so well-conditioned, that we just don’t care anymore. Luckily, my family were all out at the gym last night because I was watching the TV news coverage of the Conservative party budget in the UK yesterday, and getting rather animated at the TV set. If
“We live in a free market”, “The markets decide our future”, “Let the market decide”, “It’s a free market economy”. Have you read anything along those lines recently? The chances are you have, but unless you are an economist or a person who follows these things closely, there is also a good chance that you really do believe we live in a Free Market Economy. Belief in “Free Markets” will
After 65 years of the NHS, a service which has been the envy of the world, it appears that its days are numbered. In the last 5 years, private contracts have doubled to what is now almost €12bn a year in funding. Nice for, Bupa, Rich "Dickie" Branson and Jeremy Khunt (that's a silent K), but healthcare should not be about financial gain.
According to the FDIC, (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation), there are 6,799 registered banks in the US, but how many of those invest ethically ? Seven. Yes, seven. With figures like these, there really is only two real courses of action to make this world a better place. Either A, switch to one of the seven, or B, just line the other 6792 up against a wall and shoot them with