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Excerpt from The Political Writings of Richard Cobden Part II

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:06:29 +0000

It will be seen that all which has been stated bears indirectly, but conclusively, upon the question of Russia and Turkey, and affords an unanswerable...

Excerpt from The Political Writings of Richard Cobden

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:01:22 +0000

Volume I, Part II. Chapter IV. PROTECTION OF COMMERCE. I.7.1 WE began the preceding remarks upon a question which, however universally recognised in former...

I.T. bites

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:54:18 +0000

“Mark Zuckerberg is now living out every young person’s worst nightmare: trying to explain how tech stuff works to the nation’s elderly.” Tweet by...

The Deflation/Inflation Debate

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:34:13 +0000

“Naïve inflationism demands an increase in the quantity of money without suspecting that this will diminish the purchasing power of the money.” ― Ludwig von...

My Op-ed in CityAM on Monetary Reform

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:08:14 +0000

“This week, the first Annual Summit on Economic Freedom will take place in the European parliament. I will have the pleasure of debating with...

Daniel Hannan MEP Joins The Cobden Centre

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 07:47:55 +0000

We are pleased to welcome Daniel Hannan MEP to the board of directors of The Cobden Centre. I have also joined the board of...

First Annual Economic Freedom Summit in European Parliament

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:42:06 +0000

The first Annual Economic Freedom Summit took place in the European Parliament last week on the 11th and 12th April. Initiated by Amjad Bashir...

Zero Hedge — Citi: “There Is A Massive Problem” With The Bond Market

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:37:08 +0000

Is the global economic recovery over? That is the question investors are grappling with just as Q1 earnings season – the best since 2011 with its...

Krugman dismisses that an increase in money supply causes inflation

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 07:55:18 +0000

In the New York Times article on March 27, 2018 – Immaculate inflation strikes again – Paul Krugman argues that those economists who are...

Reasons for Anti-Capitalism: Ignorance, Arrogance, and Envy

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:55:19 +0000

Why is the free enterprise or capitalist economic system so widely disliked, hated and opposed? Given the success of the competitive market economy to...