Politics

Our New Kick-Ass Financial Regulator

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The arrival of Matthew Elderfield a.k.a. The Financial Regulator a.k.a. The Regulator a.k.a. The Sheriff of Dodge City has been universally heralded by the media and political establishment as the second coming of Christ. Well, the Christ of…

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Trade Not Aid?

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Despite pledges on the part of donor countries in 1970 to spend 0.7% of GNP on official development assistance (ODA), this target is still proving elusive 40 years later. However, many would argue that ODA…

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This Time We Went Too Far

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Norman G. Finkelstein: ‘This Time we went too far’ – Truth and Consequences of the Gaza Invasion. OR Books, New York, 2010 (www.orbooks.com) Ever since disregarding Noam Chomsky’s warning more than 30 years ago that…

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