An open letter and discourse upon journalists, and the affair of the Miranda and how the First Minister may behave. From Niccolo Machiavelli to David Cameron, Prime Minister of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and First Lord of the Treasury!Continue reading →
Why I Think Edward Snowden is a Hero
This is a guest post by Kingbingo, a long time contributor to this blog.
Life used to be pretty good for Edward Snowden. He had a good income of over $100k from a jobContinue reading →
The Post I wish I’d written…
Bill Quango is right: Everyone else just shut up.
Ok. Enough is enough. I’ve listened to your thoughts for quite a while now. I’ve watched you onContinue reading →
Conflict of Interest
In the NHS, we face a conflict of interest
No pilot studies from a market fundamentalist
Losing all the benefits of aggregate demand to the invisible hand
At least one company can’t procure and provide at the same time
Oh wait, they can
Libertarian Left or Right?
Libertarianism, if it be the promotion of individual liberty and individual responsibility, is neither left nor right. In the British context it is neither Conservative nor Labour. It is not, essentially,Continue reading →
You Can’t Go Back, Mr Union Jack!
The political and economic crisis in Europe has ignited a spark of doubt in the European Union project across The Old Continent.
The United Kingdom always leads the crowd when those kind of doubts come to theContinue reading →
Nationalised services in all but name
Privatisation was introduced as a policy in the late 1970s by politicians who saw the benefit to the consumer that would result from competition between the suppliers of goodsContinue reading →
It is strange how many subtle changes can alter an entire national perspective.
The Britain I last lived in about 30 years ago was radically different from the Britain today.
It seemsContinue reading →