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Quoting Richard Murphy Means Your Economics Column Is Wrong

We've a useful example of a Guardian columnist who has failed at his basic task, explaining the economy, here. For he has quoted Richard...

The Fair Tax Mark Is Becoming A Parody Of Itself

As all should know - because he tells us of this often enough - Richard Murphy is a founder and unpaid director of the...

Something Must Be Done – The Terrible Failure Of Audits And...

I think we know what will follow this news. That an auditor has been fined and banned from practice as a result of cocking...

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...

Fair Tax Mark Head Has No Clue About Caffe Nero’s Tax...

The Fair Tax Mark was set up by Richard Murphy so obviously we'll not be surprised to find that it is staffed by know-nothings....

The Fair Tax Mark – Just What Is Tax Abuse Then?

We mentioned a couple of days ago that Timpson's has been awarded - bought might be a better description really - the Fair Tax...

The Impact Of Fewer Strikes Upon Wages

Economics can indeed be a little difficult. It's always - and because we can't run controlled experiments, have to rely upon natural ones, always...

Modern Monetary Theory Just Won’t Work In The Real World

I righteously and justly make fun of Richard Murphy and his, ahem, considerations of matters economic. But just for the one time I'll do...

Independent Scotland Can’t Have An Income Tax Higher Than The One...

We're told that there's no way that the Laffer Curve will have any influence upon the ability of an independent Scotland to raise more...

Timpson’s Gains The Fair Tax Mark

Timpson's has just been awarded the Fair Tax Mark. Which gives us a lovely example of quite what the Fair Tax Mark will actually...