Wednesday, 10 June 2009

looks like we got out just in time...

This rather excellent and accessible essay by John Lancaster about the origins and nature of the World Economic crisis ends on a rather depressing note about the UK, and echoes several things I've been thinking for a while: namely that the UK doesn't make anything, is entirely too dependent on the services sector and should have joined the Euro ages ago.

What with these gloomy predictions and the fact that the UK representation in Brussels includes a bunch of xenophobic idiots called the UKip and BNP, has made me think that Kate and I left just in time. Anyone else want to join the exodus? The weather's good and so's the food...

(Here's the link in case the one above doesn't work:

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