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  1. “Labour’s rent controls” are nothing of the sort. Just redressing imbalances in the provision of a basic need. 

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    April 27, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Pollsters released some interesting data just after Labour made their announcement on Saturday about the “rent controls” they are going …
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  2. Profit caps for private healthcare providers – The wrong answer to a problem that doesn’t exist

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    March 30, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    I wish someone could take Ed Miliband by the lapels and ‘help’ him to understand that demand has to meet supply. …
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  3. Whither the environment in this election?

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    March 17, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Has anyone else noticed the lack of any debate or attention during this election campaign on the issues of the …
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  4. What to do about the high cost of low price milk?

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    February 7, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    It is often the case that when people ask whether a staple food going down in price is ‘good for …
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  5. Plain packaging on cigarettes – could it actually increase smoking?

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    February 6, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Here’s an easy task. Explain to someone why anyone who opposes the policy of removing branding from cigarette packets must …
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  6. Can you campaign against fuel poverty AND oppose fracking at the same time?

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    February 5, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Last week, MPs voted overwhelmingly against a bid to have all fracking suspended. However, this was not without controversy. Tessa …
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  7. Demand and supply at work – the Western Australian iron ore market

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    December 13, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Yesterday I wrote about the fall in oil prices and how they have been affected by geopolitical factors that have …
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