Tag: Hirst Report

  • The Hirst Report – The 2014 Budget

    Ned Hirst The 2014 budget is an act of bastardry. I deliberately avoid the familiar trope “political bastardry” because I think it’s worse than that. It is sheer, old-fashioned interpersonal nastiness. There are arguments to be had about its fiscal prudence, but this government is the anti-Robin Hood. They’ve burnt down Sherwood Forest and redistributed […]