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Government “Investing in Small Businesses” is a Farce

Government “Investing in Small Businesses” is a Farce

Antony Sammeroff December 14, 2016 0

A recent press announcement reported that Scottish Enterprise, the main economic development agency funded by the Scottish Government, has £15.2 million investment in Aquamarine, a wave energy company that went bankrupt last year. This

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WATCH: It’s Time to Defend Rail Privatisation

WATCH: It’s Time to Defend Rail Privatisation

Thomas Walker September 29, 2016 0

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What Brexit Showed us About People’s Understanding of Markets

What Brexit Showed us About People’s Understanding of Markets

Thomas Walker July 19, 2016 0

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, a lot of remain supporters were very quick to point to the markets for evidence of what a calamity the outcome was going to be. Surely enough,

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Campus Groupthink: The Guide To Fitting In

Campus Groupthink: The Guide To Fitting In

Oliver Shore June 6, 2016 0

So you’ve taken you’re A-levels and you’ve made your offers to study your favourite courses at university. Well done. Soon all the high-street stores will be targeting you for what you’ll need for going

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“The Simpsons” Shows A Classic Example Of Crony Capitalism In Action

“The Simpsons” Shows A Classic Example Of Crony Capitalism In Action

Joey Simnett October 12, 2015 1

Modern mainstream entertainment media is no alien to political satire and social commentary; aside from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone who are renowned Libertarians it’s predominantly left liberal. The start of

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Corbyn Appoints An Absolute Madman as Shadow Chancellor

Corbyn Appoints An Absolute Madman as Shadow Chancellor

Joey Simnett September 14, 2015 3

Since winning the Labour leadership nomination, Jeremy Corbyn has started announcing his appointments to his Shadow Cabinet. Most notable of these is Hayes MP John McDonnell as Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. This is

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The War On Wasteful Government Spending

The War On Wasteful Government Spending

Alex MacDonald June 20, 2014 1

This website has always been very concerned with the UK’s lethargic attitude to its debt problems. Many voters feel that our public and external debt are not important issues, and that governments can print money

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WATCH: Ryan Bourne vs Thomas Piketty

WATCH: Ryan Bourne vs Thomas Piketty

Milton June 18, 2014 1

The Institute of Economic Affairs’, Ryan Bourne, took on French economist Thomas Piketty in a one on one debate on Channel 4. Piketty’s recent work, Capital in the 21st Century, has sold more than

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Why inequality matters, and how the Right can address it

Why inequality matters, and how the Right can address it

Daniel Pryor April 9, 2014 0

(Photo by Ilias Bartolini) Daniel Pryor argues that free market policies are often best-placed to combat inequality. Those of us who extol the virtues of smaller government and the free market often seem to

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Labour’s Economic Policy Is On Life-Support

Labour’s Economic Policy Is On Life-Support

Backbencher January 31, 2014 0

And, says Michael Wilson, it’s time to pull the plug Once again Labour is in the headlines, as its latest attempt at developing a new and competent economic policy turns out to be naught

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