You Don’t Get Your Own Facts Matey

So what is it with sociologists and the facts about that real world outside the window? When discussing crime we'retold: It seems likely that some...

Lifecycles of companies

From our Swindon Correspondent: There are generally, 6 stages in the life of a tech company:- 1. Inception. A couple of smart kids start something in...

Because You’re Misunderstanding What Journalism Is Matey

We're told that American society has some horrors in it. This is true by the way. Further, that journalism should be reporting on all...

The Racism Of Michael And George

Just think how hard we're going to have to work to truly cleanse our society of the stains of racist iconography. An example being...

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Today’s Silly Idea – The Amazon Delivery Levy

From the Times   Internet shoppers could be hit by a compulsory delivery charge as part of a campaign to cut congestion and toxic emissions, The Times...

Peak Phosphorous And All That

According to the author of this video I (@worstall that is) am responsible for changing his view of resources. Which is nice, if...

Food Banks Suck Up To Government

The great joy of food banks was that government was really, really, lousy at handing out free money. This meant that people really did...

Church People Not Much Cop

From our Swindon Corespondent: From the Guardian Asked if there had to be rethink on the white image of Jesus, Welby said: “Yes of course it does,...

We Don’t Need To Buy A Satellite System At All

Here we have a lovely example of the political system not even asking the right question let alone coming up with the right answer. For...

Britain’s Racist Shame – Blacks Receive The Most In Benefits

It's clear that Britain is a horribly racist society because everyone keeps telling us so. This thus and therefore must be evidence of that...

Worstall On Farming Today

I was asked a few questions by Farming Today on Radio 4. The responses can be heard here. I start at about 7.17. Worstall: "Now...

Loch Canavarel

From our Swindon Correspondent: From the BBC Highland Council officials have recommended councillors give planning permission for a space port. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) wants to build...

Explaining Women’s Liberation

There are alternative views of how women's liberation came about. Perhaps the pill, that freed women from permanent pregnancy or lactation as a life...

A Particularly Idiot View On The Abolition Of Slavery

The Guardian tells us that Britain didn't in fact move as one to abolish slavery. Rather, the nation rejected the idea, resisted it even....

The Government Covid App

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From our Swindon Correspondent: From the BBC   In a major U-turn, the UK is ditching the way its current coronavirus-tracing app works and shifting to a...

So Who Should Really Be Worried About The Maria Ressa Case...

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A Philippine court has just agreed that "cyber libel" is possible in that country and that Maria Ressa is guilty of it. Whether she...

Indian Gas Well Fire Shows The Advantage Of Fracking

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A gas well has lit up in India and there's a certain scramble to put that fire out. Red Adair not being with us...
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