Articles tagged with Capitalism
by Ben Duckworth / 19 Jan 2012 18:15
It’s been a day of capitalism in Westminster. Two months ago I watched Richard Branson talk about the end of business as usual. Today, I sat in the same building on the Haymarket in central London listening to David Cameron explain why it was time to ‘build a better economy’. Now was the time for a ‘people’s capitalism’ said a Conservative prime minister– a curious phrase which sounds like China’s economic system. However, don’t
by Amber Elliott / 16 Jan 2012 09:59
Today is known as Blue Monday. It's supposedly the most depressing day of the year, calculated by arbitrary variables such as 'debt', 'motivation', 'weather' and 'need to take action'.
It's difficult to see how you would calculate such a formula, but they seemed appropriate values to raise as Nick Clegg stood to speak at Mansion House this morning.
The weather variable certainly indicated it was Blue Monday -
by Caroline Crampton / 17 Nov 2011 13:25
Ed Miliband says he wants "a new, more responsible, productive capitalism" and claims that there are "hard-headed" economic arguments for why we should change to a system that reflects the British values of "responsibility, fairness, concern for each other".
He said this to an audience at a Social Market Foundation conference this afternoon. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem that many people outside the room were paying much attention. In an otherwise relatively quiet news