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I Agree

by on July 21, 2015

Yes. I agree.

The negotiations concerning the Greek bail-out were absurd. They showed in vivid highlight just how foolish the entire Euro exercise is. Countries [more…]

Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb

by on July 14, 2015

Right at the end of his book called "Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb" Chateaubriand gives us a remarkable insight into our current troubles. I wonder [more…]

Greece 2

by on July 13, 2015

Well so much for that.

Where do I begin?

The so-called deal announced yesterday achieves none of its objectives. The written objectives that is. The [more…]


by on July 7, 2015

So we reach the end. Good. Let democracy and popular government prevail. The entire Euro project was conceived by a small group of elitist technocrats, [more…]

Hayek v Keynes

by on June 17, 2015

I am giving a talk soon about the famous, and widely discussed, 'debate' between Hayek and Keynes back in the 1930's. It is much travelled ground [more…]

Go Texas!!

by on June 16, 2015

No. I really mean it: go Texas! As in please leave. Or, if not, please stop the nonsense. It just reminds the world why the US [more…]

Jeb? Not Jeb!

by on June 16, 2015

Oh no!

With the big boys and girl now officially in the presidential race we are all going to suffer from political pablum for the [more…]

Information Matters?

by on June 15, 2015

Sorry I have been absent here lately: I am in the middle of several projects that take priority.

Nonetheless in the course of one of those [more…]

Natural Liberty or Democracy?

by on June 1, 2015

There seems to be a lot of angst as to why standard macroeconomics ignores the government in its analysis. Or, rather, that when the government [more…]

Liberty To Do What?

by on May 13, 2015

Continuing my peon to Judt: he reminds us of Condorcet's fear:
"Liberty will be no more, in the eyes of an avid nation, than the necessary [more…]