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From tax to Brexit, the Tories will do anything to stay in power image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 06:00:47 AM
....When May stated on 30 April that “we have absolutely no plans to increase the level of tax” it was time to start counting the spoons. It reminded some of us of George Bush Sr’s remark: “Read my lips. ...
Roger Ailes: Fox News founder dies at 77 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 01:25:13 PM
....Born in Warren, Ohio, his big break came in 1967 when Richard Nixon appeared as a guest on a talk show he was working on, persuading the future US president about the power of television. He played a role in Mr Nixon's successful campaign, as well as for other Republican presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush Snr. ...
Obama's labour market report card: not bad, could have done better image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 03:17:51 PM
.... The number of employed people increased on average by around 1% a year over his two terms. Only three presidents since 1945 – the two George Bushes and Dwight Eisenhower – have a worse record. ...
ExxonMobil tried to censor climate scientists to Congress during Bush era image
....The oil company is under investigation by 17 attorney generals for misleading the public about climate change, and is facing a shareholder revolt at its annual general meeting on Wednesday by investors pressing Exxon for greater disclosure about the effect of climate change on its profits. In early 2001, however, after Al Gore lost the White House to George Bush, Exxon officials apparently saw a chance to influence the incoming administration, according to former officials of the research program. ...
Let’s move to Leigh-on-Sea: ‘What a difference 15 years makes’ image
.... For you, dear reader, have been watching me tapping away at my computer on these pages since 2001. When I began Let’s Move To… George Bush was in his first year as president, S Club 7 and Destiny’s Child were riding high in the charts. ...
Public ownership of Tata Steel could work – just look at Rolls-Royce image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of March 2016 06:08:20 PM
.... Full nationalisation was spurned, Whitehall took a hands-off approach and it was made clear that the intention was to return the banks to the private sector as soon as possible. The bailout saved the banks, just as the financial help provided by George Bush and Barack Obama saved the US auto industry. ...
Federal Reserve ends Hamlet-like indecision over interest rates image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of December 2015 07:44:04 PM
....It has been a long time coming – more than nine years in fact. The last time the Federal Reserve raised interest rates, Tony Blair was prime minister of Britain, George Bush was US president and the iPhone was still a year away from hitting the shops. ...
Does Doha trade talks' failure suggest second age of globalisation is over? image
.... The terrorist attacks on the United States on 9/11 are still fresh and raw. While George Bush plots revenge, a meeting of trade ministers takes place in the Gulf state of Qatar. ...
America's decline in wages can be traced to the George W Bush era image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 6th of September 2015 02:20:52 PM
....Retelling the economic story of the 1980s, Shapiro says the US benefited from a mix of Reagan’s expansionary policies in defence and infrastructure and the collapse of commodity prices after the inflationary oil shocks of the 1970s. George Bush senior was forced to cope with the borrowing hangover from the Reagan years before Clinton assumed the presidency. ...
China's economic woes extend far beyond its stock market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of August 2015 09:45:48 AM
....Michael J Boskin is professor of economics at Stanford University and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was chairman of George Bush Sr’s council of economic advisers from 1989-93. ...
G7 summit: Ukraine, Greek bailout and climate top agenda for Bavaria meeting image
....The G7 statement is an important staging post before the UN climate change conference in Paris in December. It is a a sign of how far world opinion – or at least American opinion – has moved: the last time Merkel was G7 host, in 2007, she was battling to persuade George Bush that climate change existed and was clearly a manmade phenomenon. ...
....By floating in London, he draws comparison with the offshore internet gambling firms that flooded the market a decade ago. It was not the City’s finest hour, particularly when US President George Bush signed legislation to ban the activity. ...
Bono defends U2's tax arrangements as 'sensible' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 15th of May 2015 10:53:10 AM
....Bono, whose real name is Paul Hewson, was forced to respond on Friday to further questions about the band’s tax arrangements in an interview as U2’s latest world tour got under way. A long-time campaigner for debt relief for developing nations and awareness of global poverty, he has courted controversy among activists by sharing a platform with divisive politicians including Tony Blair and George Bush. ...
Saudi Arabia's King Salman aims to win oil war Naimi started image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 23rd of January 2015 03:28:53 PM
.... . Unlike his predecessor George Bush, Mr Obama had no interest in Saudi Arabia and wanted America’s economy finally dragged away from its cosy relationships with petrodollar dictatorships. ...
Manuel Noriega case against Call of Duty is dismissed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of October 2014 07:19:33 PM
....In reality, Noriega did work as a CIA informant before the agency broke ties with him. After the US became concerned about his violent rule, President George Bush ordered the invasion of Panama in 1989, which resulted in his capture. ...
Women - want to close the gender pay gap? It's time to face an uncomfortable truth image
.... . Remember how different things were back in 2000? George Bush was fighting Al Gore in the US elections, Sydney was hosting the Olympics and nobody had heard of Dora the Explorer. ...
Another war in Iraq wont fix the disaster of the last image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of August 2014 07:42:37 PM
....The majority of Iraq’s million-strong Christian community was in fact forced out of the country under US-British occupation. The state sectarianism that triggered the Sunni revolt and rise of IS in Iraq – the ultimate blowback – was built into the political structures set up by George Bush. ...
Bank of England's latest interest-rate setting recruit sounds warning image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of June 2014 08:05:36 PM
....The Bank of England's latest interest-rate setting recruit has warned that raising the cost of borrowing without disrupting markets or derailing the UK's economic recovery will be a major challenge. Kristin Forbes, a former economic adviser to George Bush and MIT professor, told MPs on the Treasury select committee that the Bank's monetary policy committee, which she joins next month, must not take markets and households by surprise when the time comes to hoist rates from the current all-time low of 0. ...
Family behind PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to sell business for £2.9bn image
.... That could see it join the London stock market alongside competitor Bwin. Party, which owns the PartyPoker brand – another name that once dominated the prize US online poker market, but exited after George Bush introduced anti-online-gambling laws in 2006. ...
Pope Francis replaces Vatican financial watchdog board image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of June 2014 04:50:16 AM
....They are being replaced with four international experts from Italy, Singapore, Switzerland and the US. The Vatican said the new directors include Juan Zarate, a former national security adviser to US President George Bush, and Joseph Pillay, a civil servant and adviser to the president of Singapore. ...
Diary: Blair to the right, Abbott to the left that's what's eating Ed Miliband image
.... That is more than he can say of most Conservatives right now. • After much consideration, we decide that we will continue to press the US department of defence for disclosure of 2002-03 Iraq war correspondence between George Bush's defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld and his UK equivalent Geoff Hoon. ...
Does Bowe Bergdahl's release signal an end to the 'war on terror'? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 2nd of June 2014 02:30:00 PM
....In this way, the exchange may be seen as a sign – one of the most convincing yet – of the pragmatism that underlies the president's much-criticised foreign policy. It is about as far from the trigger-happy dogmatism of George Bush as it is possible to be; proof positive that the whole concept of the "war on terror" is no more. ...
How much gory detail do we need the Iraq war inquiry to publish? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of May 2014 07:15:00 PM
.... Yet he, or perhaps those murkily in his employ, are stalling it by demanding it be censored, which hardly spells independence. This raises the question of whether we really need the gory detail of what Blair said to George Bush, the apparent bone of contention, over a decade ago. ...
Interview: Cairn Energy's retiring chairman Sir Bill Gammell image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 17th of May 2014 07:00:37 PM
.... . His father, James, an investment banker and fund manager, invested in US oil company Bush-Overbey, owned by the then-future US president George Bush. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 16th of May 2014 11:00:00 PM
....Mr Hands, famed for his disastrous takeover of EMI Music just before the global economic crisis, is not the only character in the auction who is likely to appal Co-op members already reeling from having their bank bailed out by US vulture funds. Other bidders include Alliance Boots, the giant corporation notorious for moving its tax base to the haven of Switzerland, and the private equity firm Carlyle, famed in the past for its heavy involvement in the US weapons industry and for hiring George Bush Snr as an adviser. ...
A year of known unknowns and an unknown unknown image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 10th of May 2014 07:00:45 PM
.... . Donald Rumsfeld, secretary of state under George Bush, understood this well when he made his ridiculed but actually profound remarks about uncertainty. ...

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