I’ve been fairly harsh on the UK and the US because I like focusing on what neoliberal economics does to a country. The UK under Thatcher and the US under Reagan have brought about wonderful case studies in the harsh results of late-stage-capitalism, if you know where to look and you’re wearing the right pair … Continue reading Everything You Didn’t Care to Know about Australian Politics
It was the last days of the Iberian campaign of the Napoleonic wars, the Duke of Wellington’s finest hours. Gun smoke from hundreds of rifles hung thick in the air just north of the Tarbes river; Losses on French soil, now, not Spanish. One of the last battles of the campaign, the battle of Toulouse, … Continue reading Why Do Empires Lose Wars?
The first of a three part series looking into what is and isn't legal, or at least enforcable, in world finance. With podcasting.
A look into why discrimination against black people and poor people blur together at the seams, and just how badly being low-income affects development.
When I say Britain is insidiously succumbing to internal problems, what do I mean by that, what can I point to as examples, and what can we learn from it? Surprisingly, I don't even mention Brexit.
If you stood in the office of the man who just paid $60 for an orb of raw water, you could watch a teenager get gunned down for wearing the wrong colours in the wrong neighbourhood.
What is a matchmaking market, what happens when you take the money out of economics, and why is it all way more interesting than it sounds?