News analysis

The burden of debt

Let your reasonable, informed, intelligent voice be heard in London starting at 11.00am on Saturday 14 May in this sensible gathering that asks the government to act firmly on the […]

The disparate elements that make up Libya

So Colonel Gaddafi has lost, it is just a matter of time to his departure day. Militarily the ground forces against him are singularly unimpressive and fire most of their […]

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit "Stealth" bomber, 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.

Thus far, militarily, this has been a perfect campaign. The alliance have acted in a measured and restrained manner to implement the UN resolution to the letter, they are implementing […]

Boeing E-3 Sentry is an American military airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft based on the Boeing 707 that provides all-weather surveillance, command, control and communications.

Last night’s UN resolution is a major political triumph for David Cameron, it is he that first floated the no fly zone idea, he has stuck to his guns through […]

We need nuclear power

Currently nuclear power is in the news because of an incident in a Japanese nuclear power station that was subject to earthquake forces that were many times what it was […]

Yes Minister in the Prime Minister's offices at 10 Downing Street

The first ever cabinet secretary, Maurice Hankey, totally transformed the way that British government worked during the dark days of WW1. His work and skills made winning the war possible […]

Tobacco marketing

The British government is acting to reduce tobacco consumption by getting rid of point of sale (POS) displays and brand packaging. Well done, more small steps towards making the consumption […]

Public sector pensions

Here we have something totally unsustainable, that is broken very badly indeed and desperately needs to be fixed and, as ever, the unions are in total denial. The new coalition […]

Congratulations Rupert

It is nice to see that the coalition government is being sensible about letting Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp fully own BSkyB, he and his family already controlled it. In fact […]

The £22 lightbulb

So our ministry of defence admits that they pay £22 each for light bulbs that can be bought for just 65 pence each in the shops. There is no doubt […]