Does the UK have an industrial policy? Such a question is likely to become more acute as the UK seeks to forge new priorities to compete in the post-Brexit world. An answer can be teased out of the recent £8bn hostile takeover bid for GKN, UK’s third largest engineering conglomerate specialising in automotive and aerospace components, by Melrose, a UK-based private equity-like investment company.
Paid journalism. This problem is increasing. As media’s sole concern is profit, the product becomes irrelevant. Thus the demise of corporate media and their calls for state support Read here
Experts saw it coming – it was inevitable: The neo-liberal discourse that private is better. It is pernicious. The question is when the British will stop voting for Tory ideology and hoping a fairytale will […]