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Murdoch launches new Sun on Sunday title

February 20, 2012


written by Robert Pollard for New Statesman News International claims “this is our moment”. News International (NI) confirmed last night that the Sun on Sunday will be launched next weekend. The new title will replace the News of the World, the newspaper closed down last July following revelations of phone hacking malpractice. NI chief executive […]

Time For A Change?

July 28, 2011


words by Robert Pollard  The current economic strategy being implemented by George Osborne came under further scrutiny this week after Britain’s latest set of growth figures made for very depressing reading. Mr Osborne’s dogmatic insistence that austerity measures are the only remedy for our economic woes looks increasingly ill-judged after figures for the second quarter […]

Cable vs. Sky

December 21, 2010


Revered by left and right-wing commentators, and seen by many as one of the most astute economic brains this country has ever produced, Vince Cable’s stock has suddenly plummeted after being duped by two Telegraph reporters posing as Liberal Democrat supporters. After approaching Mr Cable at his surgery in Twickenham, the journalists managed to extract […]