Last Updated Jun 13, 2008 2:09 PM EDT
Labour's brought back the "worst of the 1970s" with its temp directive, bleated the Telegraph.
Ownership policy has also stepped back in time: 1976 government papers reveal an economic crisis so bad, says a BBC article, that "civil servants warned the UK may have to give upits Polaris missiles." Just like today, as we prepare to sell the family silver -- or plutonium -- to the highest bidder.
But it's not all bad. TV's 'The Supersizers Go Seventies' inspired a mass outbreak of nostalgia from the likes of Nancy Banks-Smith and Martin Clayton at Garbled Noise. He was only five and a half when the 1970s ended, but his trip down memory lane can now be accompanied by that other 1970s revival, vinyl.
Now playing? Through the Past, Darkly.