Introducing Talk Issues and “how to become thriftier without anybody minding”…

Partly to keep a weather eye on some of the big ticket issues in the British General Election, I’ve thrown my cap in with TalkIssues.org. The whole idea is to take a closer look at some of the actual politics of the campaign, rather than the gossip, scuttlebutt and air punching that grab so much of the big media’s attention. My first piece is a quick pass on the issue none of the main British parties want to say too much on, the paying down of debt and the settling in of a sustainable long term recovery

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty