Your essential weekend reader — my personal pick of the week’s must-reads

by Stephen Tall on January 12, 2013

It’s Saturday evening, so here are twelve thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices culled from all those I’ve linked to this last week. You can follow me on Delicious here. What will make banks care about their customers? – Diana Coyle says don’t increase banking regulation, instead open up the oligopolistic banking industry to […]

Vince the Lib Dem Eurosceptic on the “extraordinarily historically important” European single market

by Stephen Tall on January 12, 2013

I’m grateful to PoliticsHome’s Paul Waugh for reporting Vince Cable’s words stressing the importance of the EU’s single market at a time of deep austerity in the western world: “State aide cuts to the heart of the big debate which is rippling though our country at the moment which is about our future within the […]

Today’s Link-Love: January 12, 2013

by Stephen Tall on January 12, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Vested interests will fight to block necessary spending cuts | City A.M. .@AllisterHeath: “over half the popultn recvs more from the state in cash or kind than pay in direct and indirect (…)

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