The Gross Underpayment Of The Minimum Wage

We're told that it's outrageous, an absolute scandal, that some employers don't pay the minimum wage. That we could regard what willing employees turn...

Who Knew? Children Pose Costs To Women’s Careers

Well, one theory is that women aren't quite up there with the knowledge that children create costs for women's careers: Women's anticipation of the employment...

Golden Goose – Why Not Rip Off The Rich To Beat...

If you were to say that the world is grossly unequal I'd not disagree. I would want to point out that it's getting better...

Venezuela’s Bolivarian Socialism – It’s Always The Wreckers Who Ruin The...

Bach when Joe Stalin was slaughtering millions in his bid to industrialise the Soviet Union there was a certain series of complaints about how...

Apparently Trump Has Lowered US Exports

This is definitely pinch of salt time but foreigners are so disapproving of Trump that they're buying fewer American exports. MKy own best guess...

Revisionist History – Economics Killed Slavery

Here is a rather specialist amusement. Apparently it's the newest and latest shocking discovery of modern historians that economics had something to do with...

Not Quite What Bank Of England’s Andy Haldane Said About Social...

The Telegraph tells us that this social media stuff is very dangerous indeed, it could lead to destabilisation of the economy. They take this...

Congrats To Renewable Energy – One Third Of US Households Struggle...

The US Energy Department has just released a report detailing how some one third of US households struggle to pay their energy bills. This...

Trump’s Trade War With China – Fortune Gets The Analysis The...

Having actually worked for one of the leading business magazines out there - sure, as a freelance but still - I can tell you...

Didn’t Rail Privatisation Do Well – The Network’s Bursting At The...

A common enough criticism of the privatisation of Britain's railways is that they're too crowded. That the system just has too many passengers. Which...