Category Archives: Business

Preserving Ourselves and the Status Quo

Why do otherwise intelligent and decent human beings begin to act in a certain pro-establishment, Neoconservative way that smacks of a new world order and secret Bilderberg group meetings?  Are the multitudes of journalists, editors, businessmen, politicians, broadcasters, civil servants … Continue reading

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UK Never Got Post-Empire

I watched the BBC documentary “Das Auto The Germans, Their Cars and Us“.  You can watch it complete on YouTube and I recommend you do even if you have no interest in cars or Germany.  It’s the “Us” – the … Continue reading

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French Economist Proves What Most Know True: Capitalism is a Rigged Game

Despite the rather feeble nit-picking effort of the Financial Times, French economist Thomas Piketty has done some tremendous work in proving what anyone with their eyes open and without hypocrisy or delusion already knows: capitalism in the form societies have … Continue reading

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Leave EU to stop immigration but you also lose emigration

In all this debate about Britain staying in or leaving the EU, much focuses on preventing immigration.  You know all those eastern Europeans coming to take those jobs that the existing British population don’t want or are useless at, and trying to … Continue reading

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Does Zero Hours and No Minimum Wage Actually Make Business Sense?

I once worked in the now demolished Tayside House in Dundee.  This multi-storey block was situated at the end of the Tay Bridge and housed the HQ of Tayside Regional Council in those days.  My 9 to 5 used to … Continue reading

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Iron Man and the Myth of the Lone Entrepreneur

A popular misconception we’re often confronted with is the idea that successful business people somehow made it through their own hard work, graft and smarts.  While it can take immense perseverance, skill and acumen to build business empires, it is … Continue reading

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