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If an independent Catalan state is to succeed it must be pro-capitalism

If an independent Catalan state is to succeed it must be pro-capitalism

Matt Jackson October 5, 2017 0

Prior to Sunday’s contested Catalonian referendum, local media reported around 1.5 million pro-independence posters were removed from the region. Two publishing centres were closed down, several were arrested. It didn’t work. Visiting the area

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Uber shows why capitalism is so great

Uber shows why capitalism is so great

Jamie McGowan September 26, 2017 0

G. K. Chesterton famously said that “The problem is not capitalism. The problem is that there are not enough capitalists”. This statement relies on a simple premise: that capitalism is primarily about ownership. In

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The housing crisis is a failure of over-regulation – not capitalism

The housing crisis is a failure of over-regulation – not capitalism

Antony Sammeroff September 24, 2017 0

“I’ve got good news and bad news,” says the politician behind the podium – live on tv – sweat dripping from his brow… “Here’s the bad news – ” A moment of gravity descends

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It’s time to remake the case for capitalism

It’s time to remake the case for capitalism

Harry Clynch August 30, 2017 0

Few of us would deny that the general election was a complete travesty for the Conservative Party. Through a grossly incompetent campaign, the Prime Minister managed to squander a twenty point lead to put

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The march against science: How left-wingers are exploiting dodgy research

The march against science: How left-wingers are exploiting dodgy research

Ryan Khurana August 29, 2017 0

Earlier this year the “March for Science” became an international phenomena. From ordinary citizens to popular science gurus such as Billy Nye and Neil Degrasse Tyson, the call for “science-based policy” was made loud

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The Bogeyman Fallacy of Evil ‘Unregulated’ Banks: How Free Banking Could Bring Transparency, Stability, and Choice

The Bogeyman Fallacy of Evil ‘Unregulated’ Banks: How Free Banking Could Bring Transparency, Stability, and Choice

Nathan Friend February 20, 2017 0

There is a phantom menace that Marxists hold dear. Indeed, in the times of milk and honey following the overthrow the bloated bourgeoisie and the ascension of Comrade Corbyn, ‘unregulated’ banks will take their

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Black cabs are fighting a losing battle against Uber

Black cabs are fighting a losing battle against Uber

Sophie Sandor March 21, 2016 6

A new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research examines different types of taxis in terms of efficiency across five cities by comparing UberX drivers with traditional taxi drivers. Efficiency is measured

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In Defence Of Martin Shkreli

In Defence Of Martin Shkreli

Joey Simnett September 25, 2015 0

Martin Shkreli is currently one of the most hated men on the internet. The founder and CEO of Turing phamaceuticals has faced public criticism over his decision to raise the retail price of Daraprim

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Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Cap it, Dairy Farmers – You Don’t Deserve Any Extra

Joey Simnett August 17, 2015 0

Recently, farmers have been protesting that supermarket chains have been purchasing their milk for “below production cost” (notably Tesco, which has now apparently switched its main controversy from horses to cows, the old troublemaker). This

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Survival Of The Fittest Is The Real Left Wing Doctrine

Survival Of The Fittest Is The Real Left Wing Doctrine

Backbencher September 20, 2013 1

Jack Wharton contends that, in their objections to zero hours contracts, the left have exposed some of their inherent contradictions Have you ever wondered why you can’t reason with a leftie? Why the militant

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