A Plurality Of Americans Are Anti-Abortion – Shouldn’t It Be Illegal Then?

We've all long known that American attitudes to abortion are rather different than they are over here in Europe. We do indeed have people who are vociferously against the practice - I am one of them but this isn't...

The Problem With Bloomberg’s Healthiest Country Index – Double Counting

That Bloomberg sometimes releases reports which have more to do with Michael Bloomberg's view of the world than the actual news is sad but true. This meaning that we've always got to check any claim made by that outlet....

How Depressing, Another Whitey Self Hating Myth Turns Out To Be Colei*

The number of things that the standard left wing narrative is entirely wrong about is of course impressive. But this one, I have to admit, is a new one on me. Apparently it has been a standard insistence -...

Prodnoses – People Must Be Banned From Eating What They Like

There's a certain type of person, a character set, that we should never allow to get anywhere near actual power over us. Because their point is that we must all stop whatever it is that we desire to do...

The British State Plans The Number Of Doctors – About Half What We Need

The basic statist contention is that if we leave all the hard stuff to the really clever people who go into politics then we'll be better off. Allow those - nay insist - who did PPE at Oxford to...

The Larger The Market You Trade Over, The More Benefit From The Trade

Once we accept the basic ideas of he division and specialisation of labour, then the subsequent trade in production, it becomes obvious that the larger the area we trade oer, the more people we trade with, then the more...

Poor Kids In Poor Countries Should Die From Cancer

We've a complaint that more poor more kids, living in poor countries, that get cancer die of it than richer kids in richer countries do. This'll sound harsh - it is harsh - but this is the way things...

That Laffer Curve Thing – GP Closures Driven By GP Pensions Changes

So, The Guardian tells us that GP surgeries are closing across the country. In fact, there's been a surge of such in the past couple of years. Gee, why could that be? GPs have blamed under-resourcing and recruitment difficulties as...

A Call To Action – We Can Tell The Prodnoses To Bugger Off

We have that glorious opportunity to tell the killjoys, prodnoses and assorted idiots what we really think of them. For there's a government consultation on what to do about those junk foods. What restrictions should here be on price...

Sure, Of Course, The Trump Plan Will Lower Prescription Drug Prices

The Trump Administration has announced there will be certain changes to the pharmaceutical drug market in the US. The aim is to reduce the prices paid by consumers. This will work even if we're being told that it won't....

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With The Nordhaus Nobel Can We Finally Get Climate Change Economics...

William Nordhaus has finally got his Nobel which is good. What is also excellent about this is that we've now this official recognition of...