Should HMRC Merely Administer Tax Law Or Actively Evaluate It?

We have what looks like a very odd demand from Parliament here, that HMRC should be the people who actively evaluate tax law rather...

Migrants, Those Without Constitutional Rights, Sue Over Their Constitutional Rights

This is showing a remarkable lack of knowledge about how the world works - the migrants in that caravan wending its way through Mexico...

Trump’s Move To End Birthright Citizenship – Transparently Political, Not A Serious Move At...

President Donald Trump has announced that he's going to issue an executive order ending the strict application of birthright citizenship. This should be seen...

Jair Bolsonaro Is Far Right, Hugo Chavez Was Socialist

This is a useful little linguistic trick, isn't it? Someone you don't like is a far right populist. Someone you do like is a...

So, Off You Go And Create Your Own Nobel Prizes Then

We have a nice example of the standard left wing perniciousness here with this complaint that the Nobels have to be changed because reasons....

Owen Jones Would Have National Censorship

That's what Owen Jones seems to be calling for here, censorship of the entire national conversation. Essentially, people he doesn't like shouldn't get on...

The Insignificance Of Labour’s Worker Equity Fund Proposal

Would be socialists and redistributionists are just clapping their hands with glee at this idea from John McDonnell. Companies with more than 250 employees...

No, Really, Trump’s Tariffs On The China Trade Are A Bad Idea

The problem being that sure, some imports go straight to consumers. But rather more of them are inputs into other processes. Raising the price...

Of Course, Capitalism Causes Swedish Democrats, Not Immigration

This is a bit of a Hail Mary pass as a piece of political analysis. Today's presumed rise in the share of the vote...

If Nazi Symbols Are Banned Then Why Not The Hammer And Sickle?

A useful little test of logical consistency here. If it is true that Nazi symbols and memorabilia should be banned then why shouldn't the...