or at least Must flick throughs Blond’s Red Toryism gets a good review. If you call this good: “for Blond, it is liberalism that is the chief enemy, for liberalism erodes liberty.” Rawnsley’s interview with David Cameron looks interesting. Hamish McRae argues for Growth as the way to fix Britain’s problems. Hear hear, I cheer,Continue reading “Weekend must reads”
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Some longer pieces
Work dominates blogging today, by a wide margin. Hopefully it will be obvious why, later. In the meantime, these pieces are half-read or waiting for me to have a moment: A long profile of Paul Krugman; I have not got far enough to understand why it is called “The Deflationist” Tim Worstall on the mythContinue reading “Some longer pieces”
Conservatives on the back foot on marriage
Conservative plans to favour marriage in the tax system are clearly distributionally regressive: but abandoning them puts them at risk to attack from the Right. They should still abandon them,
Updates on ResPublica
You can’t fault ResPublica for an ability to generate chat amongst westminster policy types. Here is some more.
The Launch of ResPublica
ResPublica have EVERYTHING to prove, particularly after a launch event more suited to a major Hollywood movie than a think tank that has not really done anything yet
Have the Conservatives had a change of heart?
Have the Conservatives changed heart over fiscal policy? Or are they chasing the latest poll?
Unemployment the good news side of this recession
Unemployment and the ending of QE dominate this one
How dare he, part II
There is more outrage at the Cameron speech, though also some good bits
How dare he
Cameron’s speech contained two shocking pieces of dishonesty, that drew massive cheers from his Conservative crowd