Monday, May 28, 2018

Twitter’s Different? A Lie Can Run Around The World Before The...

There is much shock and indignation at the manner in which fake news spreads upon Twitter. No doubt another argument to be used in...

The Truly Interesting Part Of Krugman’s “See, Told Ya!” Paper

We're not great fans of macroeconomics around here, being of the opinion that this is the half of the subject we know humans are...

The Vile Stupidity Of Global Justice Now

That some people aren't quite up with the way the world works is unfortunate but not tragic. Most people aren't campaigning to change that...

Why Do Peasant Farmers Have To Live Like, Well, Peasants?

You never have to trawl far through the writings of the likes of Oxfam, Save the Children and the rest to find them extolling...

Britain’s Labour Market Is Actually Working After These Decades Of Neoliberal...

Britain has, quite famously, the most flexible labour market in Europe. That means, to put it the other way, fewer protections for those in...

British Summer Time and the Impossibility of Planning an Economy

As we can all observe these days there's one of those regular upsurges in the idea that we can plan our way to economic...

In A Parallel Universe…

In one world, the problems of 2008 were fixed, the emergency monetary policies were heroic, poverty and unemployment levels are unremarkable, Clinton lost because...

The Guardian Doesn’t Get Markets – Again

It really does take a certain form of blindness to complain about the very process which solves your identified problem. Yet this is what...

Even If Bitcoin Is A Scam – As Paypal CEO Says...

The ex-CEO of Paypal - and of Intuit - is insistent that Bitcoin is simply a grand scam, a pump and dump, even a...

Should Footballers Price Your Haircut?

On the gameshow “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”, each contestant started the game with three lifelines – if they got in trouble and...