Day: January 14, 2015

Charlie Hebdo’s survivors’ issue: a short lived solidarity?

By Elsa Buchanan, International Politics reporter Charlie Hebdo’s “survivors’ issue” sold out within minutes as readers jostled and elbowed their way to grab a copy, but supporters warn this upsurge of solidarity could be short-lived. Demand for what is being called the "survivors' issue" of the Charlie Hebdo magazine was high across France ...

David Cameron the Freedom Hypocrite

By Bill Lytton  Before it was shadowed by the heinous attacks in Paris, France last week, it emerged that the NHS is in a grim state. Numerous hospitals across the UK declared major incidents. Inevitably, a showdown ensued between the incumbent guardians of finance, the Conservatives, and the self-appointed angels ...

TLE Sports Podcast 14.01.15

Sports Editor David de Winter and regular columnist Richard de Winter take a look at the Ballon d'Or result, the transfer window, England's chances at the Cricket World Cup and the first Tennis Grand Slam of the year, the Australian Open. https://soundcloud.com/the-london-economic/tle-sports-podcast-130115

Buddhist Economics

By Dr Nigel Mellor Buddhist economics will be forever associated with the work of Ernst Friedrich (Fritz) Schumacher. He brought us the powerful ideas of ‘intermediate technology’ and ‘small is beautiful’. In promoting ‘limits to growth’ and ‘sustainable development’, he was far ahead of his time. Schumacher wanted to restore ...

Women Reveal Beauty Secrets

New research has revealed that nearly three-quarters of men have no idea the lengths their wife or girlfriend goes to look her best. The study found most men are completely oblivious to the extensive beauty routine their other half goes through on a daily basis, with waxing or bleaching of moustaches ...

Has Milk Had its Heyday?

The Vegan Society has today warned that a dairy milk crisis could be imminent as sales of plant-based milks increase exponentially and consumers demand healthy and compassionate alternatives to traditional milk. The retail price of milk has now slipped below the cost price and is lower than some bottled water, signalling ...