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Anti matters

Tony Myatt is a professor of economics in Canada and author, with Rod Hill, of the Economics Anti-Textbook in 2010. He has recently published the Macro Economics Anti-Textbook. The Mint …

Speaking figures

Power corrupts


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From bank vaults to the crypt

The Coppola column Crypto currencies are dead. Long live the crypto currency? The crypto industry has had a terrible year. The prices of cryptocurrencies have crashed and major crypto companies …

More or less equal?

Out of pocket rocket

Here & Now

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Time to spend

Jason van Tol tells a story of the true price of policy. Tragedy struck recently in my friend’s kindergarten class. Savanah, the single, working grandmother of Davey, one of the …


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All things being unequal

Sarah McKinley describes a structural reset to democratise our economies. The results of the recent midterm elections in the US were less polarised than anticipated and the threatened Republican Red …

Malignant growth

Seen but never heard

Hard stuff

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Why we should abandon GDP

Gross Domestic Product is the most popular and useless quantity in economics say Erald Kolasi and Blair Fix. For all that it purports to say, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fails …

Hardcore Peripheries

Vegan cheese: you may scoff


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How Boris Johnson raked in £5m in 6 months after leaving office

Boris Johnson’s outside earnings have now hit £5m in the six months since he left office, new figures suggest. His latest disclosures, which came as he was grilled by MPs …

Past Events

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Levelling up – will it turn Britain into a more equal country?

‘Levelling up’ is the nearest the Conservative Party has to a big idea and now it has just become a White Paper, which opens with the following words:   “Levelling …

Long Reads

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Taking sides

Nicholas Gruen questions the value of competition and proposes a new frontier for political and economic reform. Since Adam Smith, economists have marvelled at competition’s capacity to improve our world …

Industrial policy, then and now

The space between us