The Ability Of Richard Murphy To Connect The Dots

1
The Senior Lecturer has spent some years telling us that the country doesn't invest enough in real assets. Therefore pensions savings need to be...

It’s Amazing What Some People Will Believe – Government Debt Edition

1
Some people just seem to lack a switch or two in their heads. Those little bits that allow one to think through the implication...

Brexit – Why Would Anyone Want Singapore On Thames?

4
Agreed, I'd not put too, too, much weight on the World Bank and their purchasing power parity calculations but still. We're asked a question...

Making And Selling Coca Cola Is A Sin Says The Senior Lecturer

A gentleman who is soon to be unemployed as an economics professor tells us that the production and sale of Coca Cola is a...

Richard Murphy Proves That Fighting Climate Change Isn’t Worth It

Not that Richard Murphy realises that he's just proven that climate change isn't something we should bother about but then that's because Richard Murphy...

Green New Deal Bonds Must Pay 3% – Because That’s Not Available Elsewhere

Richard Murphy, the would be architect of the Green New Deal, tells us that the whole thing could and should be financed by Green...

How Stupid Do You Have To Be To Get Pensions Savings This Wrong?

This is not the mere abuse that we so delight in around here, this is actually a serious question. Just how damn stupid do...

University Expansion Wasn’t A Good Idea – Michael Gove VAT And Sales Tax Edition

It has to be said that the expansion of the universities wasn't all that obviously a good idea. Sticking 50% of the age cohort...

As Perfect Information Doesn’t Exist Then Therefore Nor Do Markets

This is the outcome of this insistence by the Senior Lecturer at Islington Technical College. That we don't have perfect information, we never have...

To Get The Very Basics Of Modern Monetary Theory Wrong

Modern Monetary Theory is an oddity. In one sense it's simply a statement of the blindingly obvious - governments create modern money so they...