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Greece votes, Europe waits

Greek voters are currently going to the polls in an election that will have profound consequences for the Eurozone. If the anti-austerity Syriza party wins, as the polls suggest it… Continue reading [...] Read more ...

via Spectator
25 Jan 2015

Share The Facts

Imagine if you didn't vote...imagine if that meant Ed Miliband became Prime Minister. Higher taxes, more borrowing, Britain going backwards - scary, isn't it? So pledge to vote today - and share this so friends can make the pledge too. Read more ...

via Conservatives
25 Jan 2015

The new breed of investor cashing in on fields of gold

Andrew Shirley, head of rural research at Knight Frank, said: “The average price is unbelievably now almost £8,000 an acre. Karen Blackwill is buying old farmland and leasing it to fellow horse owners (Andrew Fox) THE average price of farmland rocketed 15% last year — outstripping the gains made by London property and the FTSE 100 — amid a h [...] Read more ...

via Thesundaytimes
25 Jan 2015

The Politics of Economic Stupidity

In 2014, the world economy remained stuck in the same rut that it has been in since emerging from the 2008 global financial crisis. But we know how to escape our current malaise, which suggests that the big problem facing the world in 2015 is political, not economic. Read more ...

via Project-syndicate
25 Jan 2015

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