Monthly Archives: November 2011

Internet Freedom: fighting back to protect the web

You’ll probably remember that, back in January, Egypt was effectively taken offline by a government seeking to quell incendiary protests. More recently, in the wake of riots in the UK, David Cameron was reportedly toying with the idea of shutting … Continue reading

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Tax Justice: It’s actually pretty simple

The front page of today’s Telegraph loudly trumpets the idea that maintaining the 50p tax rate on people earning more than £150, 000 per year is likely, not to earn revenue for the government, but rather to cost about £1 … Continue reading

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Hollow in the middle: the effect of the cuts

With unemployment figures showing that the government’s growth strategy is moving the UK in the opposite direction to its supposed intention, David Cameron has resorted to blaming the crisis in the eurozone for the continuing stagnation in the UK economy. … Continue reading

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