Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Should We Lower Standards To Help The Disadvantaged?

The case has some plausible reasoning underlying it. If some people lack the advantages that others have, we could compensate for that by lowering...

Viktor Orban’s Populism Is Just The Democracy The Establishment Doesn’t Like

Viktor Orban's just won a thumping third election victory in Hungary. This is being derided as simply populism. Populism being just successful democracy but...

Of Course British Livings Rooms Are Smaller – Planning Permissions Means...

The Guardian tells us that British houses are getting smaller. Entirely contrary to how we would expect matters to be going - richer societies...

Complete Genius! *Smacks Forehead* Why Didn’t We Think Of This?

As someone who was part of an insurgent British political party, one that never did win a Westminster seat directly and from a standing...

Jacinda Ardern’s Proof Of The Difference Between Truth And Honour

Jacinda Ardern is that new Prime Minister over in New Zealand. You know, the one who was asked whether she was going to have...

Should we repeal prohibition?

We are back in 1933, about to repeal the amendment to the US constitution, passed in 1919.  The 21st amendment would repeal the Volstead...

Is Private Help a Bad Thing? – Political Spectacles of the...

Some social and political analysts regard private help as a bad thing.  They speak of the “problem” of food banks, and of America’s “miserly”...

“Are You A U.S. Citizen?”

President Trump caught hell for for stating as a candidate that border-jumpers are not good people: When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their...

Low Nicotine Cigarettes And Faulty Logic – They’ll Kill More People,...

A useful little trick in trying to improve the world is to understand why something is happening before attempting to change that world. Our...

Of Course Joe Biden’s Against A Basic Income – What’s The...

Glory be, Joe Biden appears to be planning to run for President at the next election. It's certainly gonna be fun to see the...