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13 March 2013
Alternative energy and socialist planning needed: A spectre is haunting the world, the spectre of irreversible climate change. But at the same time the world is in the grip of a desperate hunger for energy, writes Geoff Jones.
7 March 2013
The idea of bankers' bonuses is supposedly that they encourage hard work, which can only be good for the economy. We have to reward them or we couldn't guarantee that they'll behave responsibly...
12 December 2012
In his Autumn Statement, Con-Dem chancellor George Osborne announced a new 'dash for gas' including fracking, the technology used to obtain gas and oil trapped in shale rock, writes Pete Mason.
14 November 2012
Nationalise gas, water and other utility companies: Starbucks, Google, Amazon, Pfizer - the list of corporate tax dodgers grows. Also it has emerged that gas companies have allegedly been fixing the price of wholesale gas
31 October 2012
Following the price hikes by four of the 'big six' energy companies, the French-owned EDF Energy kept tight lipped on whether it would follow suit, writes Alec Price.
17 October 2012
The privately owned gas companies are going to hike up the price of gas and electricity...again!, writes Alec Price.
16 May 2012
Gas Mk 4.4 million: Centrica, the company that owns formerly nationalised British Gas, has warned that rising bills will continue...
2 May 2012
A dangerous gas extraction practice - 'fracking' - will likely get government approval in Chancellor Osborne and energy secretary Ed Davey's new "dash for gas", writes Pete Mason, East London Socialist Party.
30 November 2011
The winter fuel allowance scandal: You will have heard of Good King Wenceslas. You may not have heard of his evil twin Bad King Wenceslas, writes Derek McMillan.
9 November 2011
Bonus bonanza: RBS, the bank that became synonymous with greedy speculative bankers (Fred 'the shred' Goodwin), huge corporate losses and publicly funded bailouts, has once again rewarded its top investment bankers with a £500 million pay and bonus pot...
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