There’s no new motor to drive the economy | Matthew Parris – Times Online We need to produce. The problem is we don’t have the skill-set anymore. Everyone has degrees in Golf Course Management, Beauty, Pet Psychology & Britney Spears. James Stephenson, Coventry,
Great Britain – The “Rust Belt” of Global Finance Because of the importance of Britain’s financial sector, its bank bailouts need to be nearly as large as those in the United States, yet its tax base is only one quarter the size.
The science of shopping | The way the brain buys | The Economist IT MAY have occurred to you, during the course of a dismal trawl round a supermarket indistinguishable from every other supermarket you have ever been into, to wonder why they are all the same. The answer is more sinister than depressing. It [...]