Thursday, July 19, 2018

Numtots Have Entirely Missed The Point Jane Jacobs Was Making

The Guardian introduces us to a grouping who have entirely missed the point being made. The Numtots are a group, Facebook community, a mistake...

Owen Jones Cannot Understand – Food Banks Exist Because Government Is...

Owen Jones treats us to another tirade, this time on the iniquity of the existence of food banks. Us adults take a rather different...

John McDonnell Wants More Tax, Not A Land Value Tax

John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor, has indicated that he's interested in a land value tax. Georgists everywhere celebrate and dance in the - publicly...

Ghana’s Discovery Of The Miracle Minister

No, no, not that sort of Minister, some form of Baptist or Pentecostalist - Ghana has more than its fair share of them -...

Roger Daltrey Is Wrong – Jeremy Corbyn Is Not A Communist,...

Roger Daltrey tells us all that Jeremy Corbyn is a communist and he'd do better to just 'fess up to that fact. Jezza shouldn't...

Aren’t These Millennials Going To Be Surprised When They Find Out...

A most amusing piece over in Salon about how American millennials are certain that capitalism just ain't gonna be around in the future therefore...

Reparations – But There Was Nothing Unique About The Atlantic Slave...

There's sadly a large amount of ignorance concerning slavery. The Atlantic Trade was large, yes, historically concentrated as well. But there really wasn't anything...

If Only Owen Jones Had A Clue About Economics

We should hold those who pontificate in public to a certain standard. That standard, so high and unachievable, being that they should know something...

Here’s Your Higher Minimum Wage – McDonald’s To Install No Wage...

Concerning the minimum wage we still have our equivalent of economic flat earthers. Those who insist that if we raise the cost of labour...

Quoting Richard Murphy Means Your Economics Column Is Wrong

We've a useful example of a Guardian columnist who has failed at his basic task, explaining the economy, here. For he has quoted Richard...