Saturday, June 23, 2018

Did Protectionism Make America Great?

This is the first of what may become a series of podcast reviews. They will usually be relevant to a topic that’s currently making...

Are University Degrees Really Worth Their Cost?

  A colleague of mine has two sons and a daughter all at University for the first time. Talk about triple whammy. To make matters...

Google Sued With Allegations Of Racial Bias – Against Whites And...

Google's being sued by an ex-recruiter and part of the suit is the claim that the company discriminates against white and Asian people during...

Trump’s No Good, Terrible, Tariffs On Steel And Aluminium Will Make...

Donald Trump has just announced, or at least mused, that he's going to make all Americans poorer. This is not a known function of...

Tories Follow Gordon Brown’s Spending Plans – Labour Party Outraged

Those of us rich in maturity and experience will recall what Gordon Brown's basic spending plans were. Other than just splash the cash on...

Google’s Bro’ Culture – What Do You Expect From A Mountain...

So here we've got a complaint that Google's internal culture is a "Bro'" one. That is, male, nerdy and really not very cultured at...

Introducing The Progressive Economics Group

The Progressive Economics Group is hoping to aid and inform progressive politicians with their incisive series of briefing papers on matters of current interest....

Booze Ain’t Half The Price, Wages Have Doubled

The wowsers over at the Institute for Alcohol (note, this translates as the Institute Against Alcohol) claim that supermarket booze has halved in price...

Venezuela’s Petro Cryptocurrency – Assignat Or Rentenmark?

When you've entirely blown up the value of a fiat currency the correct solution is to introduce a new form of money. So, Venezuela...

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...