Tag Archive for Economics

September events at the ASI

Tuesday 6th September: The riots: a mob made by the welfare state? 6.00pm – 8.00pm St Stephen’s Club, St Anne’s Gate, London, SW1H 9AB. Talk by Brendan O’Neill (Spiked Online) Drinks provided. To attend please regsiter via the facebook page linked above. Monday 12th September: Prof Kevin Dowd: The Decapitalization of the West  6.30pm – 8.30pm St…

Idiocy as Standard

I swear reading the Evening Standard is bad for my digestion. Case in point, a piece in Friday’s business section by Anthony Hilton entitled ‘What Banks is need is Nationalisation” which caused my jaw to hit the floor. the public interest demands that someone performs the basic banking function. That requires capital and if it is…