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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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Antiscience GM crop bans: bad for Scotland but actually costing lives in developing countries

Antiscience GM crop bans: bad for Scotland but actually costing lives in developing countries

Sophie Sandor September 29, 2016 1

The idea that genetically-modified crops are unsafe is dangerous yet it is believed by a surprising number of people because of unfounded suspicion and resulting propaganda that has been peddled by its opponents for

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The drive against Uber shows it’s time to park the idea that government works for the people

The drive against Uber shows it’s time to park the idea that government works for the people

Dani Bolt September 26, 2016 0

Why does Sadiq Khan have such a problem with a service that is uber cheap, reliable and efficient? San Francisco–based app Uber epitomises the benefits of capitalism. Uber matches customers to drivers with a

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What is the point of black cabs?

What is the point of black cabs?

Thomas Walker April 13, 2016 1

The recent clash between Uber and the London ‘black cab’ establishment has brought to light how heavily regulated the British taxi industry really is. Black cab drivers and supporters frequently claim that private hire

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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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