Tag Archives: The Today Programme

Today’s hypocrisy

Sometimes I have to reach for the off switch when the Today Programme is on. Last week, I switched off at Justin Webb’s feigned outrage and nagging at an Oxfam guy over sexual misconduct. I can’t help thinking that Today’s editorial … Continue reading

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Redistibution of public money

A headline item on The Today Programme was the hike in rates for 25% of businesses, which means many will go to the wall. Apparently business rates guarantee tax income of £24bn a year. The underfunding of social care also … Continue reading

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Gone Today

9.8.16 The Today Programme devotes half an hour to the trivial topic of switching bank accounts. There is nothing life-threatening about it, unlike the dysfunctional rules of the road, and nothing life-enhancing, unlike equality-based reform which, despite my endless efforts … Continue reading

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Today and Ed – joint shame?

The Today Programme’s big interview this morning was Ed Miliband. So now we know what Labour would do about the deficit. Or do we? All I gleaned was that Ed would spread cuts over four years, “and go out and ask the people … Continue reading

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