Thursday, July 19, 2018

It’s All Robert Reich’s Fault – That Decline in Trust in...

Robert Reich tells us two things in one of his recent commentaries on the state of the nation. Two things which together could make...

To Introduce And Explain The Fap Gap

How much you enjoy work is a function of what you're missing out on – the opportunity cost. So if you have a twelve-speed sexbot...

It All Makes Sense If The Household Is The Economic Unit

There is much that is puzzling about human behaviour. Economics is a method of trying to puzzle out what the heck is going on....

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 -...

Time May Be Up But the Number of Women in Tech...

Time is apparently up, or so they tell me at least. The people who say this may know how to tell that the time is...

Of All The Idiot Suggestions About Google’s Taxes

Those of us rich in knowledge of the British tax and economic scene are really not surprised at all that Richard Murphy is the...

Martin Luther King’s Demands On Poverty – We’ve Already Achieved Them

Martin Luther King was undoubtedly a great man, a Great Man even. He was also flawed as all humans are and ever will be....

The Biter Bit – Grace Mugabe’s Farm Invasion

We should not laugh at the disaster which has befallen Zimbabwe - the result of simply awful economic policies - but there is still...

Why We Shouldn’t Believe Will Hutton About Anything

As we all know Will Hutton's basic idea for the British economy is that everyone should just shut up and get on with doing...

Seriously, When Will The Guardian Learn Some Economics?

The Guardian tries its hand at an explainer about trade and tariffs. And, as we would expect when the newspaper tries to deal with...