Tetris on Facebook. Now taking dollars! Though not pounds for some reason.
Facebook abandons its currency
By Alex Hern - 20 June 14:53

The social network is phasing out "Credits", allowing people to use real money again

Unemployment down, but where's the growth?
By Alex Hern - 20 June 10:31

More people are in work, but things aren't necessarily better

Nobody cares if a country's credit rating gets cut, so why listen to the agencies at all?
By Alex Hern - 20 June 9:30

Credit ratings agencies are wrong, confused and frequently completely ignored

Want to reduce the benefits bill? Encourage strikes
By Alex Hern - 18 June 13:21

The Government should be helping strikers if they want to save money on tax credits.

The Greek elections saved the world for about 48 minutes
By Alex Hern - 18 June 12:13

Fundamental failings remain.

New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras
The dust settles on Greece, but where does it go from here?
By Alex Hern - 18 June 8:26

New Democracy must now form a coalition, and the EU has a contradiction to resolve

Greece heads to the polls
By Alex Hern - 17 June 13:47

A hair's-breadth victory for the right is predicted, but time will tell.

"Secret polls" show New Democracy leading in Greece
By Alex Hern - 14 June 15:22

Market surges amid rumours of Syriza loss.

If we want a new economy what we measure matters
By Juliet Michaelson - 14 June 9:29

Is a good country a rich one, or a happy one?

Invest $1 in tackling water shortage, get $5 return
By Nick Robins - 12 June 16:36

10 most populous river basins will contribute 25 per cent of world GDP by 2050

Who is Anthony Browne, new head of the British Bankers' Association?
By Alex Hern - 12 June 15:21

Trade association for banking industry to be headed by former journalist once described as "bordering on fascism" by David Blunkett.

The most important paragraph of unreadable legalese in Europe today
By Alex Hern - 12 June 10:31

Another problem for the Spanish bailout

The Spanish bailout saved the world for about 48 hours
By Alex Hern - 11 June 16:19

Has the EU just flushed €100bn down the drain?

CBI report: "Don't study arts at Uni! Also, higher fees are putting students off."
By Alex Hern - 11 June 11:55

CBI disagree with Michael Gove over impact of higher tuition fees

Currency wars, extra-national stimulus and Krugmania!: 5 best unusual solutions to the eurozone crisis
By Alex Hern - 08 June 12:51

Five unusual solutions to the eurozone crisis, just in case you're bored of the ones that might actually happen.

Green investments can overcome the paradox of thrift
By dimitri zenghelis - 07 June 13:08

We need real public investment in Green projects now

Why do we take innumeracy so casually?
By Alex Hern - 07 June 12:24

2+2=LOL WHO CARES AMIRITE?

Estonia's President melts down over Paul Krugman article
By Alex Hern - 07 June 8:43

"Let's sh*t on East Europeans"

Opinionomics | 6 June 2012
By Alex Hern - 06 June 14:46

Must-read comment and analysis. Back to the Eurozone!

If you've got lucky, it's easy to convince people you're a sage
By Alex Hern - 06 June 13:25

"Expert" predictions only need a few lucky guesses, then everyone believes them.

New Statesman
Don't start an airline if you want to be rich
By Alex Hern - 05 June 10:38

Unless you are the CEO, I guess.

New Statesman
Opinionomics | 5 June 2012
By Alex Hern - 05 June 9:28

Must-read comment and analysis. Featuring booze and the Queen, just like this weekend.

US jobs figures far below estimates
By Alex Hern - 01 June 14:50

Manufacturing growth also slows

Opinionomics | 1 June 2012
By Alex Hern - 01 June 10:30

Must-read comment and analysis. Featuring goldbugs, austerians, and the 0.003%.

Focus shifts to Spaxit
By Alex Hern - 31 May 12:22

The banking crisis could even mean that Spain beats Greece out the door.

New Statesman
Expressing half-truths
By Alex Hern - 31 May 10:49

Lies, damn lies, and Express front-pages

Opinionomics | 31 May 2012
By Alex Hern - 31 May 9:32

Must-read comment and analysis. Featuring Paris Hilton and Socrates. An unlikely pairing.

Do IPOs create jobs?
By Alex Hern - 30 May 17:03

1.9 million jobs lost to the slump in IPOs over the last decade, according to a new report

The Bank of England at night.
Negative interest rates are fun for Governments
By Alex Hern - 30 May 15:27

£30bn infrastructure programs! Ending taxation!

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