Morrisons Hasn’t Banned Vegan Pies in Melton Mowbray, Don’t Be Silly

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They might say they have, banned their new vegan pork pie in the town of Melton Mowbray out of concern for the locally famed...

Depends A Bit Really – Crabs Being Killed By Plastic Bottle On Keeling Islands

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A report that hermit crabs are being killed by plastic bottles on the Cocos/Keeling islands. The point being that crabs can climb into the...

Retailers Going Digital Payment Only Don’t Save Money

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It's entirely true that handling cash costs money. Banks charge a pretty penny for graciously accepting a river of coins and notes from a...

But Fans Don’t Own Football

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Fans are the customers of football, not the owners. Which makes this rant against Amazon Prime a little odd: Players will earn more, clubs will...

Will Hutton Really Doesn’t Understand Economics, Does He?

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This weekend's Willy Rant was about how America is becoming ever more concentrated in its economy. Monopoly not just thrives but expands and the...

Some People Just Never Will Understand Markets

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All rather Upton Sinclair of course, there would be no point in someone writing for the American Prospect understanding markets because anyone who did...

NPower And The Energy Price Cap

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Some things are simply true whoever it is that tries to do them. If the just and righteously socialist decide to take over vast...

A Particularly Silly Argument About Sourdough And Sourfaux Bread

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Actually, there are two silly arguments here about sourdough and sourfaux bread. One that is, admittedly, from the more gnarly and detailed shores of...

The Economic Case For Dark Kitchens

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The latest move by the likes of Deliveroo and all that is to create "dark kitchens". That is, places 'round the back of the...

Sadiq Khan’s Monstrous Decision On Uber

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The problem with Sadiq Khan's - and sure, it's TfL but let's not be stupid about the Mayor's influence or not - refusal to...