James Max - James Max is a broadcaster, columnist and business expert

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Don’t confuse the court of public opinion with democracy

Increasingly decisions are being taken on the basis of a groundswell of public opinion. Unless we realise what is happening and change our attitudes we are going to end up in a very dark place. I am all for Twitter and Facebook and have thoroughly engaged with the social media revolution. Our politicians have devalued […]

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Clegg’s share plan just doesn’t stack up

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On the face of it, Nick Clegg’s idea for everyone on the National Insurance register to receive shares in RBS and Lloyds, is a good one. The government owns 83% of RBS and 41% of Lloyds. Why not allow those who invested in these failing institutions a piece of the action? As soon as you […]

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