Aldi And Lidl – Why Free Markets Tame Capitalism

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Just a little note really underlining the point that when we talk about capitalism and markets it's the second which are the bit that...

Why Are Farmers In Uganda Poor?

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Perhaps it's because the Sustainable Development Goals aren't being pursued with enough vigour? Possibly it's the impositions of capitalism. Hey, could be racism, colonialism...

Well, Carlos Ghosn Is Actually Correct Here

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We can't quite say that Carlos Ghosn is right here, for that implies a measure of his being righteous in his fleeing Japan. But...

Apple Isn’t Trying To Buy A Japanese Smartphone Factory

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Despite what The Times says this isn't true: Apple looks to buy Japanese smartphone factory Firstly, there aren't any smartphone factories in Japan. They're all in...

Tales of Old Dartmoor

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This is an essential part of Christmas to a certain sub-section of the British. Decades after the first broadcasts there always was a repeat...

If France Could Fire People There Would Be No Orange Suicide Case

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It appears that former management of Orange - France Telecom as then was - are guilty of creating such a toxic workplace that it...

Puma’s £80 Video Game Shoes – A Veblen Good

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It would appear that Puma hasn't wholly and entirely grasped the complexity of Veblen Goods as yet. Which is odd, as the entire brand,...

Import The Third World. Get The Third World.

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The benefits of a multiracial society are many and varied. Multicultural society, not so much. And that's because when people come to your country in pursuit...

And Now For The Truly Absurd Complaint About Amazon’s Taxes

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It really has to be seen to be believed this complaint about Amazon's taxes: Jon Nordmark, founder of consultancy Iterate.ai, said Jeff Bezos’s empire was...

If They Can Count They’ll Not Kill People

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It's possible to test some pretty odd things if you go far enough. For example, we know very well that the modern world is...