May 082014
 
Eight reasons why Protectionism will fail

This week saw Pfizer launch a new bid for AstraZeneca, and along with it a scramble of politicians from all sides airing their protestations over the¬†ignominy¬†of having a cheeky foreigner interested in our assets. Here are 8 reasons why the protectionism of our senior politicians is wrong: Both AstraZeneca and Pfizer are privately owned, by […]

Aug 272013
 
Stop HS2

High Speed 2, or HS2, is the current government’s grandiose scheme to build a high speed train line from London to Birmingham, and later beyond. Suffice to say, here at StopTheDebt we are resolutely against the plans. There is no viable business case for the plans, and the cost is now predicted to be anything […]