Monthly Archives: February 2013

Letter from Australia

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Blogging has been light because I am out of the country attending a friend’s wedding. He is to be married up above the north shore of Sydney harbor in a venue with the feel of a jungle retreat. I’ve been making the most of the trip and tuning out of day-to-day stresses, such as the…

Mises nails the collectivist critics of economics

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“The reproach of individualism is commonly levelled against economics on the basis of an alleged irreconcilable conflict between the interests of society and those of the individual. Classical and subjectivist economics, it is said, give an undue priority to the interests of the individual over those of society and generally contend, in conscious denial of…

Poynton falling in love with it’s libertarian heart

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I stopped by at Dick Puddlecote’s blog today, for no particular reason, and learned about two places I hadn’t heard of. Exhibition Road, here in London is a long street where pedestrians and motorists are encourgaed towards spontaneous order. Worth a visit with a camera methinks. However, the gem of the article was Poynton which…

But the NHS were trying…

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I was impressed that the libertarian press was sticking the boot into the mainstream media, Labour and the NHS in an apparently co-ordinated effort today. The City AM editorial made the point nicely and Guido backed it. It is vital to ask why one story – Libor or horse meat – is getting more press…

Recycled Fox-eats-baby story

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The mail have a shocking and emotive story about a fox chewing a baby’s head and pulling it away by it’s hand to be eaten, smashing it’s body on the door frame and ripping off a finger in the process. Frankly it’s horrific, but at the same time entirely tabloid. The Mail does the victim…