Geoffrey Lyons reviews Mervyn King'saccessible take on the rudimentary failings of modern finance Mervyn King, right, speaks with then Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke during a 2011 G20 meeting in Paris - Photo credit: PA On the morning ... Civil Service World, 3 days ago
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From Cranford and Pooter, the middle-class snob novel ploughed on through Orwell, Kingsley Amis and even Margaret Drabble. But where is it now? One of the funniest scenes in the whole of early Victorian literature comes at the moment in Elizabeth ...The Guardian, 3 days ago
NAVIGATING WIKILEAKS: A GUIDE TO THE PODESTA EMAILS [NOTE: The following guide is necessarily incomplete, as the documents themselves are as yet incompletely revealed to the public. Therefore, as the documents continue to be released by Wikileaks, ...OpEdNews.com, 1 week ago
Thailand is in deep mourning after the passing of the widely revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who reigned for 70 years. During that period the country experienced umpteen coups d'etat and attempted coups. Democracy has proved no panacea for ...Nikkei Asian Review, 1 week ago How King Bhumibol shaped modern Thailand BBC, 1 week ago
T he horses are skittish, almost wild, as their trainers walk them in front of the old church before the race. In the starting gate, theyre even jumpier, pawing at the ground, raising dust, pressing their chests against the fat braided rope that ...Abu Dhabi National, 1 week ago
Classical liberalism was the foundation of the American Constitutionand is based on utilitarian reasoning that is still popular academically. However, the major parties use libertarian principles selectively: Democrats are pro-choice with respect to ...Before It's News, 1 week ago
Wexford have gambled by hiring Davy Fitzgerald, writesPM OSullivan. Man gets into taxi. Journey agreed, chat proceeds. What did the driver do beforehand? His answer proves unexpected in the extreme: I used to be a motorcycle rider on the Wall ...Irish Examiner, 2 weeks ago
The gentlemanliness of our statesmen is no secondary excellence. It was said by Burke of a great nobleman of the last century that His virtues were his means; that he accomplished by a gentle and high-minded honour what it would have been impossible ...Arts Journal, 2 weeks ago
For a half-century, David Ogilvy has blazed across the advertising skies. The tail of his comet stretches from the pre-television era and Madison Avenue in its gray-flanneled heyday on through the creative revolution and into the world of global ...Adweek Online, 2 weeks ago
In 1876, after reigning over Britain for nearly 40 years, Queen Victoria was finally proclaimed an empress of India. By then she had long since got to know other emperors on mainland Europe: those of Russia, Austria, Germany and France. Although ...History Extra, 1 month ago
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