Economics

Sell some of these islands to Turkey

So the European Union is considering the terms for lending Greece yet another massive tranche of money. The most that they can possibly succeed in doing is to delay the […]

It has been pointed out on here many times that all our wealth, ultimately, comes from the private sector making profits. Everything else is parasitic on this. So the easier […]

Europe rescues Portugal. Ha ha ha

So the rich countries in the Europe are once again riding to the rescue of a country that has behaved very badly. Portugal’s problems are structural, their economy is uncompetitive […]

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

You may have noticed how Ed Balls has become invisible recently, he has shut up and gone into hiding. And here’s why. Ed was a member of the last, totally […]

Small oil well in America

The BBC is currently obsessing about petrol prices, they obviously see it as a way of having a go at George Osborne. So let’s look at what is behind this. […]

Nick Clegg, George Osborne, David Cameron on front bench

The best budget, by a huge margin, for something like 14 years, and maybe much longer. A tour de force. With no manoeuvre room due to the immense economic hole […]

George Osborne MP, pictured speaking on the launch of the Conservative Party manifesto for the 2009 European Parliament elections, at Keele University.

Thus far George Osborne has done an exemplary job, just about faultless. He has slowed down the vicious downwards spiral into oblivion which Labour had us engaged on to the […]

Economics is the only field in which two people can share a Nobel Prize for saying opposing things. Mark Blyth is a faculty fellow at the Watson Institute, professor of […]

Everyone in Britain should watch this video. It is a fantastic explanation of what we have done wrong to get in the mess we are in. And it explains the […]