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  • Economics

    Who won the Election?

    By Ian Dey Nicola Sturgeon? David Cameron? Think again! The financial elite won this election; or rather, the system the financial elite works in and […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 14th May'15 30
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    By Bella Caledonia Editor 13th May'15 2
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    Big Business, Tax and the Tories

    By John Warren It has become a truism that there is a clear distinction between tax avoidance and tax evasion: the former is legal, the […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 16th Feb'15 30
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    By Bella Caledonia Editor 13th Feb'15 21
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    Did the Scots Invent Neoliberalism?

    By Alistair Livingston 1. Introduction On 13 May 1988, prime minister Margaret Thatcher addressed the Scottish Conservative and Unionist party conference in Perth. In the […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 9th Feb'15 19
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    By Bella Caledonia Editor 25th Jan'15 6
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    The Non-Economics of Desperate Dave

    By Dan Gay David Cameron today again repeated the nonsense claim that anything other than swingeing cuts will cause “economic chaos”. In an indication of […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 12th Jan'15 35
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    Debt Bomb Britain

    By John S Warren Be under no illusion, even the Conservative and Labour parties do not believe they are offering a choice to the electorate […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 5th Jan'15 118
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    Give us meat – not metaphor

    It is always a pleasure to cross swords with our old sparring partner, Jim Gallagher, particularly as he is such a master of metaphor – […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 12th Dec'14 9
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    Black Swans in a Scotch Mist

    A Black Swan is a term coined by former Wall Street Trader Nassim Nicholas Taleb to describe an event which is so unlikely or unpredictable […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 11th Dec'14 30
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    On Taxes and the Smith Commission

    Retired civil servant and now lecturer at Nuffield College, Oxford Prof Jim Gallagher gives the opposing view to the Cuthbert’s analysis of the Smith Commission. […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 10th Dec'14 23
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    By Bella Caledonia Editor 9th Dec'14 5
  • Economics

    Don’t Believe the Hype

    A momentous day in Scotland – but this has nothing to do with the Smith Commission, which, despite the hyperventilating of many tabloid Tories means […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 27th Nov'14 13
  • Economics

    Who’s Making All the Money?

    Money is power. By giving banks the power to create money we hand over incredible economic influence to banking directors who’s tendency is to prioritise corporate profit […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 17th Nov'14 18
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    A Fate Worse than Debt

    The most useful power the Smith Commission could grant the Scottish Government is the ability to get itself as deeply into debt as possible. That […]

    By Bella Caledonia Editor 17th Nov'14 13

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