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Book On the Edge: Britain and Europe
A book by Brendan Donnelly & Lord Hugh Dykes During the past twenty years the British discussion of European issues has increasingly lost contact with reality or rationality. Wilful ignorance, political opportunism and media manipulation have unrecognizably distorted the European debate in the United Kingdom. Even those in theory favourable to a central and constructive...
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Book Tragedy of Riches
As this book was in its final stages, violent riots broke out in numerous London boroughs and subsequently in other English cities. Shops were looted, cars and property vandalised and arson raised buildings to the ground. Half of those arrested were under eighteen and many remained unrepentant, even proud of their actions. The lawlessness was...
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Book Meltdown UK
Meltdown UK is the story of how Britain’s leaders – from Thatcher to Blair – through arrogance and recklessness turned Britain into an ‘island experiment’ for global finance and ‘market madness’. It all came crashing down in the great banking crisis – and we are now paying the price. Following his prescient warnings in his...
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It’s official: the financial services sector in the UK has grown to be larger ‘than is socially optimal’ (Lord Turner, FSA). Government support for the banking sector is ‘close to two-thirds of the annual output of the entire economy’. ‘We shall all be paying for the impact of this crisis on the public finances for...
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Book Odd Man Out?
For some politicians and commentators, Britain is always destined to be the ‘odd man out’ in the European Union, with a history and set of political attitudes which must always pit the United Kingdom’s interests against those of its neighbours. For others, such claims of British exceptionalism are at best much exaggerated, and to the...
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Book The Return of the State?
In the wake of the economic crisis that caught the world unprepared in 2008, the state has seen a remarkable comeback. After an age of neoliberalism, in which the cutting back of state activity was the mantra, it was the state that was turned to when banks and markets failed. Governments all over the world...
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Book Meltdown
Meltdown tells the full story of the global financial and economic crisis. Drawing on a decade of research it looks at the roots of the catastrophe and reveals the true underlying causes of the global meltdown – some of which might be surprising. And it answers the question: who is to blame? The book also...
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Book The Geo-Politics of the City
With a foreword by former BBC political editor and Ambassador to Washington Peter Jay, this collection of essays examines the geo-political and economic implications of the City of London’s financial markets in a globalised world. Exploring globalisation, the growth of China and India, terrorism, corporate social responsibility, the powerful foreign exchange markets and questions of...
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Book Sidekick - Bulldog to Lapdog
Everyone is still asking: Why did Britain go to war in Iraq? Why did Prime Minister Blair support America at every turn? How has the bulldog become a lapdog? And, is Britain now forever just a part of the American empire? In his new book Sidekick Stephen Haseler answers these highly topical and urgent questions....
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