Issue 4 – December 2017

Unorthodox Greek

Yanis Varoufakis is a heavyweight academic economist with a rare combination of style and substance. He talks to The Mint. Economics professor, Yanis Varoufakis, describes himself as a “failed finance minister

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Unfair trade

Gooding – an economic development officer at work, Yukon 1992. A remote mountain community was torn up when the free market came to town. Tim Gooding describes his findings on

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Time to Pay Peter

It is 30 years since the Brundtland Commission published its report on Sustainable Development. This was the official response to the Club of Rome’s Limits to Growth work that created

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The economics of ending PFI

Private Finance initiative deals are a source of significant public sector savings – when they are cancelled – says David Hall. While the media and professional classes in Britain have

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Sustainably Yours

A late charge by Thomas into the green, ends in bloodshed and disappointment. If only they had consulted Professor Bastion. Thomas has gone green. Our dear girl Hermione wasn’t even

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State: your business

Barker: “Politicians are perfectly entitled to do things to political ends but you’ve got to have somebody who encourages them to stop and think before they do.” The government has

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Independence for Andalusia

Can British farmers learn from their counterparts in southern Spain to spit out Brussels’ poisoned sweets? Joe Zammit-Lucia and Astrid Vargas write. The high plains of Andalusia in southern Spain

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