What is really astonishing…

None of our media considered how dangerous it was, to leave a population to figure out what was happening, while imposing fear and difference on a banking crisis. They didnt learn from history, heres hoping we have.

Leveson as a narcissistic pastime..

I keep seeing commentary about Leveson, saying it was only attracting viewers within a tiny niche political community. I agree, it’s been like watching Narcissus waste away while staring at his own reflection, politicos and journalists unable to look away while their world is paraded as evidence of the severe dysfunction at the heart of…

The difference between now and the eighties…

You can articulate your anger at a political system you understand, while watching telly and eating crisps. And you get to whizz through the lame eighties reenactment put on by our guppy politicos. Even if they won’t.

Tweet from Max Keiser…

(Fox News for Russia) Max Keiser ‏@maxkeiser Greek police: hold any bankers you can find. The entire ‘Memorandum’ is based on deal points tied to LIBOR manipulation; knowingly by Troika   *unverifiedinanywaybutinteresting

That Steve Keen video.

Our social policy development is to suit bond markets. To put not too fine a point on it. All of it. Under the gubbins and shite. The press sell what is necessary to maintain that with us and those services as imaginary shit to fling. The level of marketisation seen very much dependent on the…

Dear BBC,

The other day I wrote to you, in a gently mocking tone, about the footage of Hebden Bridge. Turns out God is a fan of Aunty, and he smited us with more. Sorry. Kind Regards Defytheeconomy

Right Wing Abuse…

Basically, since we realised that Owen Jones is aware of the effect of what he does, and is not concerned with it, we have started discussing it by including his name in tweets. This is a purely political act and one of of the very few ways to discuss the damage that Owen’s brand building…