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Opinion: “Capitalism is a great success story.” Really, Nick?

On Monday, Nick Clegg gave a speech on responsible capitalism. This was his first real foray into the debate since it has erupted as a major talking point, even though we as a party have been arguing the need to reform capitalism before it was cool.

Before criticising capitalism, he praised it by saying this:

Capitalism may be today’s political punchbag, but let’s take a long view: it’s one of history’s great success stories. No other human innovation has driven progress  and raised living standards so consistently. Markets catalyse ideas, invention and experimentation. When they work well, they are meritocratic and

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Mail blunders over Twitter, again

Fresh from the Mail’s triumph of journalism where it exposed an MP sending tweets in the middle of the night (only a pedant would point out that the Mail’s journalist read the time wrong and in fact the tweets were sent during the day), we have the Mail’s splash on how Steve Jobs may be planning to recall iPhone 4s (and again only a pedant would point out that the Mail’s journalist failed to see the words pointing out that the Twitter account is a spoof).

Makes you want to work for the Mail so you can share in …

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    Psi “Thatcherism is now so obviously out of steam and off the rails that, as you say, we desperately need a new economic theory to...
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    MrWallace Something lib dems seem to be incapable of understanding is that you cannot restrict the voters choice. We understand it very much, that is...
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    This is a great speech and one I've heard him give before in the form of a lecture at my university - this is obviously...
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    Gordon The voters view is clear: they are ANGRY with the ‘Westminster bubble’ for not representing their interests; the Lib Dems are not excused and...
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    Little Jackie Paper That was the official line and, of course, that was sensible. That said I took the line about, ‘add heart to a...
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    Brilliant article. Welcome to "we".
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