The rise of progressive taxation has coincided with the rise of the super-rich.
The strange thing has been how few Greeks, whether politicians, business people, journalists or whoever, took the idea that their country might leave the euro seriously.
I have now got the stage where I am convinced that if I open the latest HMRC-stamped envelope, a Balrog will jump out.
As with Thatcher’s privatisations, the Chancellor is confident that his reforms will become part of the common sense of the age.
Shadow chancellor Chris Leslie says "difficult decisions have to be made" after Osborne limits pay increases to 1 per cent.
Don't vote, don't get.
The Chancellor ruthlessly exploited the opposition's weaknesses and addressed his party's own.
The Budget will lay out the government's £12bn welfare cuts programme to take a year longer than first planned.
The Greeks are correct: Brussels' denial that this is an ideological question is ideology at its purest – and symptomatic of our whole political process.
The Conservative leadership rival's alternative Budget offers something for the left and the right.
American dairy farming is in trouble, and the women who are crowned Dairy Princess for their states are doing their best to save it.