If government can't get the small things right then why do we trust them with the big things? For example, the fire control centre project was costed at £100 million, is now running at £1.4 billion and is "only" two years late at present.

On the subject of the big things, a very reasonable outline of what is wrong with the NHS

 Similarly on the subject of the War on Drugs . When are we actually going to start having a rational discussion of this subject?

A quick note on how the world changed in the past year

A change in thinking on the sub prime mortgage mess in the US. 

Will the music industry change quite so much as to lead to this dystopia

And finally, there'll always be an England and be careful how much electricty you try to save.