Tim Worstall

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Stephen Smith is, apparently, running for Governor of West Virginia. No doubt the Guardian will be providing the other runners in that race with...
Having been a mother is not of value on that curriculum vitae that gets you your next job. So we're told at least and...
There are times when politics seems silly just because people are arguing from a different starting point, a different set of values. There are...
There is indeed a gender pay gap. That hasn't changed, even though the size of it has. What does change is the explanation for...
That headline encompasses a certain difficulty for should I really have put ....business at the end there? Or should it have been ....economics? Or...
It is entirely true that ideology is not enough - it must always be tempered by reference to that reality outside the window. For...

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What Is It About Anthropologists And Economics?

There must be something given what David Graeber told us all about debt. Recall, that's the book that told us that Apple was started...

Something Is Seriously Wrong With The British Coronavirus Response

The aim of having a lockdown was to suffer inevitable damage to the economy while protecting lives. Fair enough, at some level of economic...

As George Monbiot Points Out The Government Is Not Your Friend

George Monbiot tells us that Welsh rivers are being grossly polluted by the decisions of the water companies over what can flow into them....

Nope, Billionaires Didn’t Make Out Like Bandits This Year

I've been waiting to see this particular little statistic start to morph. As these little statistics have a habit of doing. This first violater...

Coffee Beans – Basic Economic Literacy Would Be Useful, No?

It is indeed true that markets can have little pockets of really rather strange behaviour. Veblen Goods exist, those that are more desired as...

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