Category Archives: Economics

  1. Corbynism is impossible within the Single Market

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    July 27, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    In 1986, Jeremy Corbyn voted against the Act of Parliament that created the EU Single Market. He saw it as …
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  2. Are some Brexiter politicians ignorant or are they lying?

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    July 24, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    You know that feeling you get when you can’t work out if a set of politicians are ignorant are lying? …
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  3. Grenfell Tower: What is ‘Social Murder’?

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    July 16, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    On the Andrew Marr Show this morning Labour Chancellor John McDonnell was asked whether he was prepared to take back …
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  4. Which is more virtuous or effective: Paying Tax or Giving to Charity?

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    July 4, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Rather excitingly, we here at Goldblog Towers received a packed mailbag of responses to yesterday’s blog, particularly the final question …
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  5. What is ‘anti-austerity’?

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    June 24, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    There are very few areas where proponents of a policy, or those who are against it, seem so incapable of …
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  6. Explaining the direct line from ‘contracting out’ to the Grenfell Tower disaster

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    June 19, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    In 2015 a £10m project was started to refurbish Grenfell Tower. Last week the the Tower burned down, killing an …
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  7. Why we should spend that ‘£350m a week’ on education instead

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    June 17, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Just after last year’s referendum, a friend of mine commented that the Leave campaign had ‘missed a trick’ with their …
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