The one question Moderates must answer is, why this time will be different?

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Many reasons can be given as to why Trump rose to power; one of the most accepted is that communities across whole swathes of the US have felt forgotten, not invested in and like they were left to rot as businesses and jobs moved elsewhere.

This rot has happened slowly…


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The Pandora Papers now follow the Panama Papers, which followed the loan scandal of the mega-rich: If we don’t know the problem now, we never will. …


31 Years Ago an Economist gave us a Test to Spot Financial Bubbles, does it apply to Cryptocurrencies?

Cryptocurrency bitcoin in a bubble
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John Kenneth Galbraith wrote A Short History of Financial Euphoria, 31 years ago. The book highlighted the key characteristics of the financial bubbles, from the Tulips crisis of the 1630s to the Stock Market crash of 1987, the later being a bubble burst that he predicted before the event.

In…


“China, China, China, China, China.” (Any speech of Donald Trump circa 2015 or 2016)

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Here is a sentence I thought I would never write:

Donald Trump was right.

China will be the biggest issue that will need to be addressed by every democratic sovereign state regarding its economy, stand on human rights, and security.

What is also true, and Mr. Trump is more than…


What will this Silicon Valley obsession mean for our streets?

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Those who have promised us the delivery of self-driving cars for a decade and “at the latest” in 2020 have come up against a very old philosophical problem that is disguised as an engineering one:

How can we replicate something, in this case, the conscious being behind a car steering…


CEO wages increased 1132% in forty years

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Top CEOs compensation is now back to pre-Great Financial Crash levels, leading in 2020 to the top 350 CEO’s pay now being 351 times that of an average worker, compared to 31 times that of the average worker in 1978.


Inheritance is the most significant inhibitor to free markets; you can’t have free markets and unfettered inheritance

inherited wealth and free markets
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The foundation stone of Hayekian Neoliberalism is that free markets, when left unfettered, are better and quicker than any central authority at setting prices, through the god-like invisible hand of the markets.

As societies, we should simply clear the board of all imposed “off-the-board” imbalances, move out the way, and…


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‘It’s not our fight’ vs. ‘We owe them’ is how the Washington Post puts the debate on Afghanistan, but there is an alternative way of looking at it if you follow the money.

So, lets to do that:

  • Actually, $2.26 trillion has been spent so far, but what is $260…


Pandemicrats — political image
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“F — k your Feelings.” It can be argued, was not only a cry heard at recent political rallies and on t-shirts, but also an ethic or a state of being, as Vanity Fair put it. It does not just epitomise the previous four years, but the thought that has…


Imagine, if you can, last year when the first and second wave of the COVID tidal wave caused unheard-of hospitalisation and death, a virus twice as infectious came and there was no genuine hope of a vaccine in the near future. …

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