Mutual Societies

September 28, 2008 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: finance.

I was only 21 years old when I got into an argument with my Bank over being charged pounds for being mere pennies overdrawn. To be slapped with a disproportionately high penalty for such a minor misdemeanour soured my opinion of the high street banks and I quickly told them where to stick their service. • Read More »

How much is 700 billion Dollars?

September 26, 2008 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 2 Comments | Filed in: finance, politics.

Henry Paulson and Ben Bernanke want the $700bn bail-out of greedy banks to be approved so that the financial system in the United States doesn’t collapse, because if it does collapse then a lot of Americans will be in the shit and it will have a knock-on affect here in Britain too. So how much • Read More »


American Politics

September 18, 2008 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 4 Comments | Filed in: politics.

As a Brit I must say I find American politics fascinating, it’s like a circus show. Whilst we have 3 main politic parties, with only 2 usually battling it out, the US 2-party track is a peculiar beast and particularly odd because, from my point of view, it simply polarises opinion. Although George W Bush • Read More »

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