Mark Wadsworth

Blog URL:http://markwadsworth.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Land Value Tax, Cows, Humour, Statistics, Taxation, Economics, Libertarianism, Simplification
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:London
Location:London

Economics and cow attacks.



Latest Blog Posts



Cow of the week

on Feb 17, 2018

Cow escapes on way to slaughterhouse, smashes through metal fence, breaks arm of man trying to catch her then swims to safety on island in lakeH/t James Higham...

From the BBC:A plan to raise council tax on second homes in the Yorkshire Dales could affect 3.4 million householders across the UK, it has been claimed...According to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority there are about 1,500 second homes in...

Car hits school

on Feb 13, 2018 in: Cars

From the BBC:A car crashed into the front entrance of a secondary school at the height of the morning run.The black BMW was seen driving "at speed" around the car park of Fir Vale School in Sheffield at about 08:25 GMT before it hit the building.Two...

In the light of that Adam Smith misquote, let's cast a wry eye on this self-preening article in City AM:There is no need for a “Hippocratic Oath” specifically in relation to tax, as McDonnell called for, since chartered accountants already ensure...

They do the hard work so that I don't have to!At Flip Chart Fairy Tales, a good summary of 'what went wrong' at Carillion*, seguing into a general discussion about how to diagnose short-termism and whether its ill-effects are even measurable.At Stumb...

Big scary numbers!

on Feb 12, 2018 in: Labour

From City AM:Water companies have hit out at Labour after the shadow chancellor John McDonnell described the industry as a "national scandal". Labour attacked the water industry today, saying the private sector was handing out "scandalous" amounts in...

Driver, 22, critically ill in hospital after crashing Toyota Auris into a house while being chased by police...