Is it pensions, or wealth inequality that means we’re worse off than our folks?

A recent article in the Guardian prompted me to ask an open-ended question on Facebook. What followed is the beginning of an interesting conversation, which I’d like to study further. Here’s what I asked: Is it just pensions, or is it because more wealth is in the hands of fewer people overall that we areContinue reading “Is it pensions, or wealth inequality that means we’re worse off than our folks?”

Jacqui Smith’s New Immigration Measures are a pointless Gesture…

Blogging about politics can be a bit of a mixed bag, so we’ll see how it goes. I want to avoid polarising talk, tabloid tactics, and FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt). Instead, I’d like to discuss the latest raft of changes which seek to make immigrants ‘more British’ before offering them citizenship. Personal Perspective First,Continue reading “Jacqui Smith’s New Immigration Measures are a pointless Gesture…”