Alex Elliott

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Bitcoin Currency Tops $1 Billion In Total Value

Are we living in a video game? Quartz writes:<p>Digital currency bitcoin continues its remarkable and somewhat inexplicable run. It’s up 152% this …

Eugene Jarecki and the campaign to end America's war on drugs

Once consigned to the fringes of libertarianism, the argument for the legalisation of drugs has received an unlikely boost in America in recent …

NHS conflict of interest 'threatens public trust'

Labour has demanded an investigation into the coalition's controversial NHS reforms as evidence of a "colossal conflict of interest" at their heart …

EU hits out at PM's 'knee-jerk' immigration rhetoric

David Cameron has been accused of "knee-jerk xenophobia' in his toughened stance on immigration from within the EU.<p>László Andor, the commissioner …

Bedroom Tax And Benefit Cuts Attacked As 'Unjust' By 4 Leading Churches

A group of leading churches has branded the Government's cuts to benefits as "unjust", saying the most vulnerable people are paying a …