Robert Peston’s radical solutions for Brexit and for halting the decline of Britain

In the Guardian, do turn up  the trenchant and sweary encounter  between ace newspaper interviewer Decca Aitkenhead and Robert Peston, economics guru- cum- eccentric political interviewer, on  Brexit and the future of the nation. Peston is an acquired taste, a formerly buttoned -up guy who literally as we can see, has let his hair down since he went on TV late in life and longs to come across as spontaneously ordinary but can’t find quite the right notes. (that cringing-making …

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Robert Peston: “the Irish economy is hideously and perilously balanced between recovery and Armageddon”

As John has noted, the Irish government is teetering on the brink of a lost confidence vote.  And the Anglo-Irish Bank’s credit rating has just been significantly downgraded by credit agency Moody’s, just as the Irish Finance Minister prepares to reveal how much more that bank will cost the state tax-payers.  But a change in government won’t change the fundamentals.  And, everyone’s hero, Robert Peston spells out the scary reality All of which is to say that the banks and the Irish state …

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