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Swansea Council Fail Again

Not normally a vindictive man, Redundant Man is fed up with local councils failing to do their job. The example of the steady decline into third world levels of service, we are going to use is Swansea City. Why? Because we can and we can see just how little is going...

Where to go for the Next Revolution

It’s an ironic day when you can celebrate (commemorate) the Russian Revolution and read the Paradise Papers on the same day. Redundant Man is no expert on revolutions, but it seems to him that at least one of the contributory factors was the vast inequality of...

How is Brexit Good for Employment?

I guess it was bound to get political in the end, but you have to ask, “Just how is Brexit likely to be good for employment”? It seems to me that Brexiteers are romantics. Frequently the rest of us are stubbornly attached to things as they are. But I am...

The Rise of the Robots

Robots are coming to take our jobs Originally, when I started this, I was going to write something really scary. According to the Guardian Newspaper today, about one in five jobs will become victim to robots. Think of it, machines are more accurate, quicker, they...

The Productivity Gap

You had to laugh when they announced that the productivity gap in the UK was growing. “Do the Math”. Loads of cheap labour either already in the UK or rushing to the UK after the financial crash – chicken and egg arriving together Added to this, a...