Mainstream electronic media is built around the sound bite and 24-hour news cycle. That means ideas get distilled down to their simplest form. There’s little room for discussion at a time when we need more of it.
There’s a fierce debate about how much poker machine reforms will hurt the clubs. There’s no doubt they’ll take a pummelling, but then we have to look at how serious we are about fixing the problem.
Bond yields fall as recession fears grow after weak personal spending numbers from the US. But NAB’s Tapas Strickland says it is being met with any signs of a sustained fall in inflation. So, just how far do central banks need to go? https://t.co/FedmRFWGAZ
Forget the last election, with Boris-mania and Corbyn-phobia, the one before that Boris had a majority of 5k. All it would take is 2.5k of his supporters to switch sides to see him off. Precisely why he won't be calling an early election, whatever he tells his backbenchers!