An election Budget?

This Budget was presented by a government that seemed to be preparing for an imminent general election. It promised tax cuts, continued growth, lower fiscal deficits and more spending on the NHS and the welfare state.    Of course, a lot of this may not come to pass. Given the significant turbulence of the last …

What is it all for?

Well, he did it. The amassing of some 160,000 troops on its borders was a clear sign of intent to invade Ukraine. Still, the feeling of shock expressed by so many at the actual event is genuine because of the enormous ramifications and import of the most significant military ground offensive in Europe since World …