I recently a met someone who to all intents and purposes is unemployable. That is to say they are unable to sell their Labour to any employer in the current Labour Market and I can’t see that changing any time soon. I met him because we recently recruited a new Production Manager. Our current Production… Read More Unemployability and the National Minimum Wage
We are all living longer. Life expectancy is increasing year on year. This has become such a ubiquitous news story over the last few years that no-one ever seems to question the concept of an ever ageing population. While I am not disputing that there has been an increase in life expectancy I am sceptical… Read More Does Austerity really kill? If so how many? How can it if we are all living longer?
As a partial follow up to my last blog I wanted to share some data on HIV/AIDs reporting in the USA, just to give a perspective on how hard it is to actually get a grip on the data. This is from the CDC HIV Infection Report 1989: “All 50 states and the District of… Read More Guns and drugs with David Wojnarowicz, Norman Fowler, Klaus Nomi, and Donald Trump. Part 2.
I don’t often write about healthcare, despite spending a long time working for the NHS, and even longer drinking cocktails with Doctors. I even had the office next to the Chief Medical Officer for a while. His office was warmer and had sofas, but his cocktail skills were mediocre. One of the most exciting stories… Read More Guns and drugs with David Wojnarowicz, Norman Fowler, Klaus Nomi, and Donald Trump.