The Solution To Coronavirus Stimulus

Imagine that the coronavirus blows some grand old hole in the economy. What should be done about it? Thus we have both theory and...

Why The Earl Of Shrewsbury Is Wrong About Female Inheritance

On the face of it this looks like a welcome change tin modern society toward greater gender parity. Of course, it's still a damn fool...

The Reason Listed Buildings Fall Apart

From Our Swindon Correspondent. The reason listed buildings fall apart is because they're listed, see? From The Guardian Griff Rhys Jones, the president of the Victorian Society,...

Well Of Course The NHS Doesn’t Have Enough Beds For Coronavirus

A little sly dig here at the fact that the NHS doesn't have enough beds to deal with the coronavirus: Patients with 'mild' coronavirus told...

There’s No Idea So Bonkers That Some Government, Somewhere, Won’t Try It

Sure and the 20th century provides us with so much evidence of this point, that there's no idea so bonkers that some government, somewhere,...

Follow the Money

From our Swindon correspondent: From the Guardian She is Britain’s best known classicist, a Cambridge don with formidable intellect and a knack for getting people interested...

Palau’s Fishing Problem – Gang Aft Agley And All That

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The world's a complicated place and people are weird - that second being the great finding of both sociology and anthropology. This makes planning...

Labour’s Pathetic Nonsense About Rough Sleeping Figures

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If you don't like the number try counting something different: The government has been accused of dramatically under-reporting the scale of rough sleeping following council...

What A Good Idea, Why Don’t We Get Flood Management Right?

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A call for us to all try and get flood management right. Yes, what a good idea: More investment in flood defences and improved planning...

Rishi’s Ghastly Idea To Move The Treasury North

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I think all are agreed that what the British economy really needs is some more ivory tower, entirely out of touch, economic planners? Good,...