Tag: economics

Sure, This’ll Never Backfire…

Brighton College wants students to think critically about the information they are bombarded with every day. Does that include that coming from the college themselves, I wonder? It will be running a programme next years (sic) which will feature the words…

Moral Blackmail Is Legal, After All…

While disabled toilets have become more common than they once were, a sizeable minority of disabled people still can’t use them. That’s because they require specialist equipment, including a hoist, and, ideally, a changing table suitable for adults so their…

A New Term: ‘Birthplace Injustice’

The next such revolution, likely to occur in the 21st century, will challenge the economic implications of the nation state. It will focus on the injustice that follows from the fact that, entirely by chance, some are born in poor…

Yes, It’s Called ‘Reality’…

Naomi Oreskes struggles with the news that wind power can’t cope: After the signing of a historic climate pact in Paris, we might now hope that the merchants of doubt – who for two decades have denied the science and…

Can Cameron really be this stupid?

Content warning – much like my last one this post has again been written under the influence of a descending red mist and contains more bad language and horrible oaths caused by the latest dribblings of the British Prime Miniscule.…

‘Women And Minorities Hardest Hit!’

No, really: Moves to impose an annual limit on benefit payments to the unemployed will affect single mothers and ethnic minorities hardest, the Government’s own analysis of the controversial policy has concluded. And a resounding ‘So what?!’ is hollered back……

Points Mean Prizes!

Hundreds of schools have driven up the amount they will be paid under the Government’s “pupil premium” initiative – designed to “reward” them for taking poorer children – by encouraging parents to apply for free school meals (FSM) for their…

Taking it from behind

A alternative history of the Earth in reverse chronological order, but lacking the wholesome triumphs of socialism and political correctness. 1945 – present day. Imperial Japan surrenders to Allied forces in the far East, the Third Reich lies in ruins…

Spot the difference

There are those who claim that a payment only counts as ‘tax’ if it is paid to the government and dismiss my notion that there is such a thing as ‘privately collected tax’. So can anybody tell me what the…