When Hard Times blow in, the Beeb does Dickens

News Fri 28 Nov, AT 08:43

As the drama of the financial crisis unfolds, Antonia Quirke casts Emily Maitlis as Nancy while Paxman hams it up

Economic woes pile onto Barack Obama’s in-tray

Fri 14 Nov, AT 08:26 Alexander Cockburn

With more big bankruptcies and job losses hitting by the day, Obama’s options for an economic rescue are bleak

The Bank of England’s desperate bid for relevance

Thu 6 Nov, AT 16:02 Richard Ehrman

The Bank of England’s whopping rate cut is an attempt to regain the initiative after missing the onset of the recession

Credit crunch bail-outs are threat to democracy

News Fri 26 Sep, AT 01:00

Efforts to stave off recession only make a 1930s-style cataclysm more likely, says David Cox

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