On copyright laws and basic economics

There was a massive fuss last week about the UK Greens' plan to restrict the term of copyright to 14 years, whilst also replacing the current benefits system with a guaranteed basic income that would prevent people with other things to do being forced into paid employment [1]. Suddenly, left-leaning writers who generally claim to … Continue reading On copyright laws and basic economics

FPTP doesn’t mean your vote is wasted – just ask a Scot

The UK's New Economics Foundation, who style themselves as nef because that's the sort of thing that was cool in 2003, are one of the worst think-tanks going [1]. With a couple of weeks to go before the 2015 General Election, they¬†have jumped on the election news¬†bandwagon. Their effort is well up to their normal … Continue reading FPTP doesn’t mean your vote is wasted – just ask a Scot