Iain Duncan Smith Google Search – The Truth!

Iain Duncan Smith?  Is he…? Young? Angry? Evil? Wanker? DWP? Eating? Answer All of them! A simple image search on Google for Iain Duncan Smith produces these results? (Click image for more clarity). (Is Google hinting at something?) A.  Actually, yes.      These results are effectively word association popularity stakes!! n.b. Notice how “a quiet honourable… Continue reading Iain Duncan Smith Google Search – The Truth!

Thatcher’s Recession, and Now?

How Bad was Thatcher’s Recession compared to the Current Economic Slump? Q. Well, how would you find out, exactly? A. Surprisingly easily.  This graph here compares historical economic slumps with the current one, on a month by month basis.  It’s taken from the “National Institute of Economic and Social Research” (NIESR) website here.  Notionally, it’s… Continue reading Thatcher’s Recession, and Now?