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Russell vs Jo: The Battle of the Open Letter

By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic  The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope.”  ― Karl Marx If there was ever an example of 21st century Marxism, the open letter fiasco between Russell Brand and Jo 'the disgruntled RBS worker' would be it. ...

A pound shop Question Time

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor of The London Economic  Before the News at Ten began, David Dimbleby flashed onto the screen to push the biggest question time since Nick Griffin was thrown to the wolves. He mentioned Farage and Brand but didn’t bother to mention the Labour or Tory representative this ...

Parliamentary Sketch 26th November – Van wars and open sores

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor On the surface, today’s PMQs was a battle over the NHS, the PM insisting a strong economy needs a good health service I’m not 100% convinced, Cuba has a pretty decent health service, but a dismal economy. But this was all window dressing; this was ...

Paddington – Review

By Corrina Antrobus, film reviewer @corrinacorrina Paul King’s theatrical adaptation of Michael Bond’s 1985 Paddington is not just a teddy bear’s picnic, it’s a big warm bear hug to London as a melting-pot. However you can banish any fears of saccharine soaked naffness. It obviates tokenism with its insistence on painting ...

Dead Ed: Time to Listen to the Regions

By Nathan Lee, Politics Correspondent  What happened to the days when the Premier League was just Manchester United and Chelsea, Mourinho versus Ferguson, red versus blue? The title would slide one way and then the other, the status quo occasionally disrupted by a surprising league or FA cup run but by ...

The trouble with Ed Miliband

By Richard Roberts The trouble with Ed Miliband isn’t that he’s too intellectual and can’t communicate with ordinary people. It isn’t that he’s too socialist and in the pocket of the trades unions. It isn’t even that he looks like Wallace; nor that by allowing himself to be snapped eating ...

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