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The Free Market And The Evolution Of Technology

The Free Market And The Evolution Of Technology

Backbencher August 2, 2013 0

Human progress depends on encouraging trade and free-enterprise capitalism, not fettering it During the days when human civilisation was still in its early infancy, in the fertile plains between the Euphrates and Tigris, there

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Does Globalisation Undermine The Welfare State?

Does Globalisation Undermine The Welfare State?

Backbencher May 17, 2013 1

Sami Steinbock analyses at length and discusses the tension between international economic interdependence and national-level welfare systems Part 3 of 3 The welfare state can, in theory, be undermined economically by globalisation. Firms who

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Does Globalisation Undermine The Welfare State? Pt 1

Does Globalisation Undermine The Welfare State? Pt 1

Backbencher May 10, 2013 0

Sami Steinbock analyses at length discusses the tension between international economic interdependence and national-level welfare systems Part 1 of 3 Globalisation is a contested concept. While some approach it empirically, others are normative: empirical

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Don’t Blame UK Primark Shoppers

Michael St George May 7, 2013 2

Primark customers did not ’cause’ the collapse of a Dhaka clothing factory. Predictably enough, it took barely 24 hours from the time of the tragic collapse of a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which produced

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Free Trade, as bad as immigration

Free Trade, as bad as immigration

Olly Neville March 5, 2013 10

  Imagine a factory pumping out widgets to be bought by British consumers. Now imagine that of all the workers, none of them are British. Scandalous, right? These immigrants have taken the jobs of

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What are Britain’s ‘National Interests’? A foreign policy crash course

What are Britain’s ‘National Interests’? A foreign policy crash course

Lee Jenkins October 4, 2012 1

As I’ve been made cruelly aware over the years, foreign policy is way down the list of people’s interests. Even people with an passion for politics have little more than a passing knowledge or

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