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Phil Mullan, (DoB 17/08/1955) who formerly used the pseudonym Phil Murphy, is an economist and business manager and is associated with the libertarian anti-environmental LM network. He has been a member of the RCT and RCP, national organiser of the Irish Freedom Movement (in 1988), a contributor to Living Marxism, Channel Cyberia, the Institute of Ideas and Spiked, , a registrant of the Spiked website, a shareholder of the Academy of Ideas, a trustee of Global Futures and was interviewed for Debating Matters.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s Mullan became a leading member of the Revolutionary Communist Tendency and then the Revolutionary Communist Party. He was active on the issue of Ireland addressing a public meeting on 'Ireland: Its revolutionary significance', called by the RCT at Conway Hall in Red Lion Square, London on 26 May 1978 and writing in the RCP journal Revolutionary Communist Papers in 1981. He was national organiser of the Irish Freedom Movement (in 1988),
RCP connections airbrushed?
His Battle of Ideas biographical note is rather modest about his long term involvement with the LM network, though it does mention his time at the University of Kent where he came under the spell of Frank Furedi and the Revolutionary Communist Tendency:
- Phil Mullan is an economist and business manager. Author of The Imaginary Time Bomb: Why an Ageing Population is not a Social Problem, he has researched, written and lectured on economic, demographic and business issues. Research projects have included work for the London East Research Institute at the University of East London and the Tomorrow’s Company business think-tank.
- He alternates, and sometimes combines, work as an economist with business management, and currently is working full time as UK Managing Director of Easynet Global Services, the global corporate communication services company. Born in Belfast, Phil moved to Britain in the early seventies where he gained a BA in Economics from Kent University. He also holds a CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting.
Cybercafe Limited Appointed 14 October 1996- present | Epping Consulting Limited (Company number 04353349), Director, appointed 15 January 2002. | Easynet LimitedDirector, appointed 1 December 1995, resigned 30 June 1998 | BSkyB LLU Assets Limited, appointed 26 january 1996, resigned 13 January 2006 | Hugo Chaffeur Services Limited, director, appointed 27 March 2000, resigned 2 May 2002. Mullan listed nature of his occupation as 'Internet' | Inset Press Limited, director appointed prior to 2 March 1992, resigned 31 January 1993 | Junius Publications, Director, appointed prior to 2 april 1992, resigned when company dissolved on 25 January 2000 | Delta Bravo Limited, director, appointed 1 June 1999, resigned 20 April 2000.
Global Futures, Chairman (2002-3 at least) and Trustee between 2002-3 and 2010-11 at least.
Pamphlets and Books
Journal articles, book chapters, research reports and pamphlets
- Andrew Clarkson and Phil Murphy 'The Loyalist working class', in World in Recession Revolutionary Communist Papers, No 7 July 1981. p. 27-36.
Popular press, Magazines articles (including the next step and Living Marxism/LM) and web publications
- Phil Mullan, 'Markets: What goes down, goes back up', LM 106, p. 30, December 1997/January 1998.
- Phil Mullan, 'Economists in depression', LM 108, p. 28, March 1998.
- Phil Mullan, 'Capitalism isn't collapsing', LM 115, November 1998, p. 34.
- Phil Mullan, 'Age concern', LM 121, p. 10, June 1999.
- Phil Mullan, 'Depressed capitalists', LM 121, p. 32, June 1999.
- Phil Mullan, 'New e-conomy: don't blow IT', LM 127, p. 24, February 2000.
- Phil Mullan, 'Going for grey', Spiked, 8 March 2001.
- Phil Mullan, 'Demystifying IT', Spiked, 8 March 2001.
- Phil Mullan, 'spiked-proposals: Pensioners', Spiked, 7 March 2001.
- Phil Mullan, 'A bold critique', Spiked, 19 June 2001.
- Phil Mullan, 'Beyond the internet bubble', Spiked, 25 October 2001.
- Phil Mullan, 'Recession: from fantasy to reality', Spiked, 28 December 2001.
- Phil Mullan, 'In the wake of WorldCom', Spiked, 2 July 2002.
- Phil Mullan, 'A mature response to ageing', Spiked, 12 August 2002
- Phil Mullan, 'Propping up the private', Spiked, 31 October 2002.
- Phil Mullan, 'Don’t blame it on the bombs', Spiked, 3 April 2003.
- Phil Mullan, 'Ageism is not the problem', Spiked, 9 July 2003.
- Phil Mullan, 'Old Misers', Spiked, 30 October 2003.
- Phil Mullan, 'Work till you want', Spiked, 29 June 2004.
- Phil Mullan, 'Education - it’s not for the economy, stupid!', Spiked, 3 August 2004.
- Phil Mullan, 'Ageing: the future is affordable', Spiked, 15 October 2004.
- Phil Mullan, 'Turner report: an old story', Spiked, 29 October 2004.
- Phil Mullan, 'It’s capitalism, but not as we know it', Spiked, 7 January 2005.
- Phil Mullan, 'Pensions policy: same old story', Spiked, 19 April 2005.
- Phil Mullan, 'It’s not the economy, stupid', Spiked, 17 May 2005.
- Phil Mullan, 'Don’t raise the state pension age - scrap it', Spiked, 29 July 2005.
- Phil Mullan, 'Still procrastinating over pensions', Spiked, 28 November 2005.
- Phil Mullan, Ageing and the ‘pensions crisis’, Spiked, 8 December 2005.
- Phil Mullan, 'The state, the economy and the politics of fear', Spiked, 10 January 2006.
- Phil Mullan, 'A demented approach to the ageing population', Spiked, 5 March 2007.
- Phil Mullan, The truth about the ‘credit crunch’, Spiked, 7 January 2008.
- Phil Mullan, 'It’s the politics, stupid', Spiked, 25 September 2008.
- Phil Mullan, 'The ‘credit crunch’ and the SAD economy', Spiked, 3 November 2008.
- Phil Mullan, 'It’s a recession, Jim, but not as we know it', Spiked, 28 May 2009.
- Phil Mullan, 'Making a crisis out of a Greek drama', Spiked, 14 July 2011.
- Phil Mullan, 'Dear Santa, please get rid of the Euro', Spiked, 19 December 2011.
- Phil Mullan, 'The debt crisis is only the canary in the mine', Spiked, 13 March 2012.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 STEWART TENDLER and MICHAEL HORSNELL 'German link to Mill Hill bomb; IRA activity marks 20 years of troubles; Inglis Barracks', The Times (London) August 5 1988, Friday, Issue 63152.
- ↑ "Articles by Phil Mullan" Spiked website, accessed 2 May 2010
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Battle of Ideas Phil Mullan, accessed 25 November 2010
- ↑ RCT Public Meeting: Ireland: It's revolutionary significance, Speaker Phil Murphy, Friday 26 May 1978, Conway Hall, Red lion Square.
- ↑ Andrew Clarkson and Phil Murphy 'The Loyalist working class', in World in Recession Revolutionary Communist Papers, No 7 July 1981. p. 27-36.
- ↑ Data from Companies House, accessed 19 March 2011