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Your essential weekend reader — my personal pick of the week’s must-reads

It’s Saturday evening, so here are twelve thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices culled from all those I’ve linked to this last week. You can follow me on Delicious here.

What will make banks care about their customers? – Diana Coyle says don’t increase banking regulation, instead open up the oligopolistic banking industry to true competition: ‘more competitive banking systems are more stable – the banks tend to be smaller so the “too big to fail” problem is less acute, and smaller banks …

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  • User AvatarPsi 27th Jan - 10:19am
    Alice As someone else pointed out elsewhere a better article than the one you link to is: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-politics/11357671/The-campaign-against-Page-3-kept-it-going-a-decade-longer.html You need to ask yourself what you...
  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 27th Jan - 10:19am
    Drowsy However there are forms of PR (such as New Zealand’s MMP) that would have no less potential for proportionality than STV and which could...
  • User AvatarTim13 27th Jan - 10:19am
    Matt (Bristol) - what you have said represents what I was thinking as I wrote my abbreviated comment above. Joe Otten - I think you...
  • User AvatarJUF 27th Jan - 10:17am
    At least it's honest - "LibDems - Tories in all but name"
  • User AvatarJohnTilley 27th Jan - 10:15am
    Joe Otten I recommend you go to SpecSavers or any good local High Street optician. I also recommend that as a PPC you do not...
  • User AvatarJohnTilley 27th Jan - 10:11am
    " Then there’s the cost. By the Home Office’s own count, it would add up to £1.8 billion. " The myth that the Conservatives are...