Capitalism, we are told, is the only possible system. Anything else is impractical dreaming. Capitalism delivers prosperity, stability, growth… except when it doesn’t. The credit crunch is nothing new – remember the Asia currency crisis,[…]
Show me the money!
1. The government promised Mummy and Daddy they would be happy if they spent their lives working to make someone else rich. 2. Mummy and Daddy did what they were told, but ended up with[…]
My favourite cafe in Crouch End, the cafe where I wrote most of my novel On the Holloway Road, has just put up a notice saying it has fallen victim to the credit crunch and[…]