Blog Archives

Thanksgiving Day Massacre: Sears Slaughtered On Collapsing Margins, To Shutter Hundreds Of Stores, P

That retailer Sears, aka K-Mart, just preannounced what can only be described as catastrophic Q4 results should not be a surprise to anyone: after all we have been warning ever since the “record” thanksgiving holiday that when you literally dump merchandize at stunning losses, losses will, stunningly, follow. Sure enough enter Sears. What we, however,…

The Rise of Pernicious Laws that Criminalise the Law-Abiding

More than 400 families are thought to have misrepresented or lied about their addresses in order to get their children into a decent, or half-decent, state school. This is technically a criminal offence, and people have been prosecuted for it: people who did not seek personal gain, but simply sought to do the best for…