“There’s a schizophrenia here”

Business quote of the day.

“There’s a schizophrenia here”
 
John Cridland, director-general of the CBI, says companies are “confused” by the government’s mixed messages on tax.
 
“On the one hand we see this drive to make the UK the most tax-competitive capital in the G20. On the other hand, politicians are increasingly critical of business in Britain as somehow not paying its fair share in tax.”

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The New Statesman's Fundamenta-list: the zeitgeist, then and now

In 1988, Marxism Today put out a list of "modern" and "new" things. Now, with the future of the left forcing us to radically rethink the "new times", the New Statesman has updated the list for 2016.