Modern Horrors – Children Can Just Buy Bleach!

A story for the "What is the world coming to?" files. It appears that minors, mere children, can go into a shop and buy bleach in England. This is, as we're all entirely aware, such a disgrace that all...

Using the Wrong Pronoun is not a Hate Crime

There's a certain defining hallmark of a liberal society which is being over ridden in this story about the use of the wrong pronoun being a hate crime. Even the very notion of a hate crime breaches the definition...

Harvard’s Claudia Goldin on the Gender Pay Gap

Claudia Goldin is very definitely one of the better economists working on matters like the gender pay gap. Not that that's a high bar to clear, given the number who simply scream discrimination and leave it at that. Goldin's...

There is No Gender Pay Gap at Barclays – it’s Earnings, Not Pay

We're told that women earn up to 43% less at Barclays than men do. We're also told that women are paid about half what men are at that same bank, Barclays. Only one of these two statements is true....

Save the Children Plays Pass the Parcel to Unicef

One of the ways that you can see that a self-serving oligarchy has been formed is to watch what happens to one of the magic group when they misbehave. If they're cast from the light into the outer darkness...

KFC does not have a chicken shortage – it has a management drought

This lovely story of Kentucky Fried Chicken outlets in the UK not having any, erm, chicken, is producing more than its fair share of foolishness. There are actually people complaining to the police about it all. Which, given the...

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Theresa Says You Should Stay In Your Cell

On June 23rd 2016 the British people told the world that they think membership of the EU is bad for Britain and they want...