International

‘Mr Obama subscribes to the European critique of the Bush administration, but the self-abasement that the critics demand from America is as implausible as it is undesirable’

‘Where is Milton Friedman now? He would have retorted: “The business of financial business is business”’

‘Let’s stop accusing the US of being a big bully. They are the ones who foot the bill and provide the military hardware’

The recession will refocus our financial priorities, and is as good a time as any to reassess the value of Fairtrade products