The close independence vote, together with the hasty promises that preceded it, have rendered unsustainable the quiet compromises that had defused the Scottish issue in British politics.
Tag Search Results
12 November 2014, Financial Times
22 October 2014, Financial Times
There are good reasons for state action in areas of business misconduct. But announcing ad hoc measures against companies in the news is the wrong way.
10 September 2014, Financial Times
While most of the debate surrounding Scottish independence has been about economic matters, the economic arguments are far from conclusive either way. The real questions concern the sort of country Scots and Scotland’s residents want. The nation’s political future will drive the economics.
11 August 2014, Financial Times
If Scotland introduces its own currency the first minister should declare that all contracts made in sterling – or dollars – will continue to be payable in that currency.
25 June 2014
Can Britain’s NHS really be the best in the world – except for keeping its patients alive? John reviews the paradox.
09 April 2014, Financial Times
In today’s world of global business and finance, people make agreements in whatever currency they like and under whatever legal system they choose.
01 April 2014, Financial Times
Whatever initial misconceptions spin doctors may promote, reality will out.
21 March 2014, Financial Times
The man who “laboureth much, and sparing the fruits of his labour, consumeth little” should not, Hobbes argued, pay more “than he that liveth idlely, getteth little, and spendeth all he gets”.
26 February 2014, Financial Times
Whatever Mr Salmond may say, there has to be a plan B.
19 February 2014, Financial Times
Anthropology helps us understand the world, in ways that are helpful whether we are talking about the internal contradictions of communism or the pathologies of financial crises.
28 December 2009, Financial Times
You can search for all articles relating to a 'tag' by clicking on the relevant 'tag' word above. The size of the word indicates how many articles are available with the 'tag'.