Opinion: A Sideways Look at Economic Growth

A friend of mine recently said in response to Cameron’s claim that Britain should use Christian values. that we need jobs, not social engineering. Avoiding the ideological quicksand that this is, it seems a pretty legitimate statement. Instead of tinkering with the social order, we need to create jobs through investment.

This is a pretty Labour-ite criticism, and I’ve got no problem with it. Of course everyone needs jobs. Of course everyone is a bit annoyed at Cameron’s increasingly ideological politics, and heavy handed approach, and I’m sure many would relish the chance to get a swipe at him… continue reading →

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About Jack Pickering

Jack Pickering was born in the UK in 1994, and has never stopped worrying. Paranoia forms a part of his daily life, and is integral in his motivation. Since an intellectual awakening at the age of 15, he hasn’t stopped thinking which isn’t really a good substitute for worrying. He is currently considering a Geography degree at one of several Universities, hopefully the University of Birmingham. His interests lie in politics, literature, and current affairs. He is also a great believer in the way that history is cyclical, and that nothing we do really matters.

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