Monthly Archives: June 2013

Invented in Britain: Why not made here?

This month saw the death of Professor George Gray. Whilst by no means a household name, Professor Gray invented the technology that allowed the development of liquid crystal displays (LCD’s), which have revolutionised those other inventions of Britons: computers, TV’s … Continue reading

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Bank Lending and the UK Housing Market

In the current media there is analysis of two potentially offsetting features of the UK property market. Firstly there is speculation of a further house price bubble sparked by the government’s ‘Help to Buy’ lending scheme and secondly the constant … Continue reading

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Devastating Debt

In 1803, USA president Thomas Jefferson wrote to the governor of Indiana territory (Indiana was not at that time a state). Jefferson was keen to expand the territory of the USA by the acquisition of Indian lands. He advised: … … Continue reading

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