This is intended as a provocative suggestion more than a thoroughly well-thought-out thesis: I don’t have the time to research how well this idea holds up in every advanced democracy. There are good reasons to think that this problem might be much worse in the U.K. than…
One of the more odd aspects of the last few days of constitutional psychodrama emerged in the discussions relating to the prospect of the Prime Minister…
In a previous post we talked about the British state’s long-term tendency to under-invest in modern hardware and software, transferring money away from…
Anyone who has spent much time in a school playground will know that childhood games are often of extraordinary complexity, with rules incomprehensible…
Following on from a post about Warren Buffett, it seems appropriate to carry on with the theme and talk about capital allocation, this time in the…
This is a very under-appreciated tweet: While /r/wallstreetbets gets all the headlines after Gamestop, the cult of Buffett keeps on chugging along…
With Afghanistan firmly back in Taliban hands, there have been remarkably few Vietnam comparisons, perhaps a sign that the collective cultural memory of…
Boxing is the very rare sport where TV coverage hides as much as it reveals. Because fans tune in for the violence, the camera angles often only display…
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In The Sight of the Unwise