Monthly Archives: March 2011

Where has the lion’s share of the recovery gone in different countries: real wages or profits? This is a question asked by the Economist this week, off the back of a very interesting briefing note from BCA Research.

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Ordinarily, what the IFS has to say on any subject is voluminously reported in the media. Its reaction to the budget has become the regular second-day story for how the press covers the most important fiscal event of the year. … Continue reading

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The latest edition of the London Review of Books has a nice essay by Hal Foster on the last seminar Derrida gave before he died in 2004, on ‘the Beast and the Sovereign’. At least in part – and with Derrida … Continue reading

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As a former head of the Number 10 Policy Unit, I have been reading about the recent reorganisation of David Cameron’s operations there with some interest. I always thought it was a mistake for the incoming Prime Minister to denude himself … Continue reading

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In a thoughtful and original essay for our journal PPR on the role of a future King William, eminent historian and Labour MP Tristram Hunt argues that the reason for the enduring interest in the royals is that they have become a … Continue reading

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