On THAT insulting Economist front cover which disgracefully pokes fun at a proud country for its financial frailty

by Stephen Tall on April 13, 2012

I mean how DARE they? How very dare they: The Economist, 27 Jan 2011 Elsewhere, the magazine-which-calls-itself-a-newspaper has analysed the prospects of Scotland if it decides to declare UDI from the United Kingdom. It has produced a terrifically balanced assessment (…)

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@stephentall’s weekly Twitter updates for 2012-04-13

by Stephen Tall on April 13, 2012

THIS (mostly) > RT @emmafreud: Just incase you thought you were unique, the 46 Stages Of Twitter http://t.co/HWzCZMWF # RT @andynairn: First we hailed Him as our saviour, then we crucified Him and now He suffers for others' sins. #easterclegg (…)

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A question for the Coalition: Would Lib Dems and Tories support the Charity Tax if Labour had proposed it?

by Stephen Tall on April 13, 2012

One of the aspects of the furore over the Coalition’s Charity Tax that has struck me is that charity is a more divisive issue than I’d realised. Those of us who work in the charity sector probably take for granted that our organisations provide a public good, that the aggregated generosity of donors and the […]