There Is No Way Insurance Can Solve This American Health Care Problem

We're treated to a recital of a specific health care problem over The Pond. Our source is, of course, The Guardian. And the complaint...

Who Really Killed Prince Albert?

Apparently not John Brown, nor any other possible rival for Victoria's affections. Instead, the humble typhoid bacteria. Just as, umm, everyone thought in fact....

A Strange, Even Racist, Abegnation Of Freedom – FDA To Ban Menthol Cigarettes

This is a strange denial of freedom, the Federal Drug Administration is to seek to ban all menthol cigarettes. We could even describe this...

Cause And Effect – Fast Food Outlets In Poor Areas Contra Rod Liddle

Contrary to the musings of Rod Liddle in the Sunday Times there is a cause and effect going on over the placings of fast...

To Make British Health Care As Good As Finnish, Abolish The NHS

Danny Dorling and one of his disciples have decided to tell us how good Finnish health care is compared to our own dear National...

Free Market Capitalism Produces Innovation – That’s The Practical Justification For It

We can all think up various justifications for why we should follow, or allow, free market capitalism. From if people want to do this...

The Larger The Market You Trade Over, The More Benefit From The Trade

Once we accept the basic ideas of he division and specialisation of labour, then the subsequent trade in production, it becomes obvious that the...

Trump Is Wrong – Americans Should Be Paying More For Their Drugs Than Other...

It's possible to perceive an unfairness in the manner in which retail prices for pharmaceutical drugs are higher in the US than they are...