Most problems that blight the lives of ordinary folk are caused by politicians. In a democracy one might suggest this is counter intuitive, but democracy has mutated since its  Athenian concept so drastically it...
The British have punched above their weight for three hundred years, economically, militarily, socially & geo politically culminating at the end of the 19th Century with the greatest empire the world has ever seen. It was curtailed by...
Not once have I heard this debated in recent years. Yet the view of the electorate has never been so diverse. Politicians as a genre are drawn from those of a bossy disposition. They are a sort...
Another Email from a follower. Please read and let me know what you think! Name omitted, 2 parts.***Hi Godfrey Propaganda update. We had a senior nurse manager from York District Hospital...
I got an email this morning from a follower, an NHS worker - give their email a read and let me know what you think. Name is omitted.Links now working!***Dear Mr Bloom, I work in the NHS. As...
We are all asking this question, we hear the word but don’t understand the meaning. The word is almost globally well received with the exception of Sponsors of the Shanghai  Agreement, so what might be a fair...
Modern Monetary Theory or MMT is supposedly the new kid on the block - espoused by the likes of Paul Krugman, Will Hutton & various other so-called economists - whose claim to fame is a track record...
I have been struggling for a reasonable historical analogy to illustrate  where the western democracies are going today. As we have clearly entered a new dark age I do not intend to hypothesise when exactly it happened,...
My final article in my wee trilogy on data interpretation I examine who benefits from the manipulation of state data. It is usually sound policy when investigating the often bizarre antics of the state to follow the...
Back in the 1960s Hayek wrote an essay entitled ‘why I’m not a Conservative’. A few years ago I used the title for a lecture I gave to the Cambridge University Conservative Association. I also defeated a motion ‘This House...

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