Tax Matters To Entrepreneurs

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Contrary to what those who would like higher taxes insist upon, tax rates do in fact matter to entrepreneurs. To the point that higher...

Risk Of US Recession Is 21% Says Moody’s

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This isn't as dreadful a prediction as it seems, this idea that the risk, in the next 6 months, of a US recession is...

We’re Surprised, Right, Polly Toynbee And Numbers

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Polly Toynbee wants to tell us all that the bastard Tories have been conspiring against the poor. Some of us might cheer at that...

A Coronavirus Depression Will Depend On Whether We Make FDR’s American Mistakes

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Sure, we've a major economic problem on our hands. Caused, obviously enough, by the coronavirus and reactions to it, the attempted mitigation of it....

Idiot Solutions Of Our Times – Green New Deal Edition

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Let us presuppose that government needs to do something to support the economy in these times of distress. OK, so, we do not face...

Idiot Questions Of Our Times

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A whine from over on the left: But why is this good for a crisis and not for daily life? Because it's a crisis, dingbats. The GM...

How Coronavirus Price Gouging Is Adding To GDP

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Just a little note from the details of economic statistics. The coronavirus - more accurately, the behaviour associated with it - is adding to...

Paul Mason In LaLa Land

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Paul Mason tells us that the coronavirus is going to lead to an entirely new kind of economy. Bring on the Future, Brothers! On...

The Bit That Owen Jones Misses

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Yes, obviously, coronavirus, collapse of capitalism etc. Which brings us to our social crisis. This is a society in which a quarter of adults...

You’re Right. Mariana Mazzucato Is Still Hopelessly Confused

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Confused to the point of casuistry in fact. Health is a sector that globally receives billions from the public purse: in the US, the National...