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.



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Oxfam is getting all hot under the collar about the fact that the world's eight richest men own as much wealth as the poorest half of the population of the World.Apart from appealing to the Envious, it is hard to see what they hope to gain by pushing...

… boasted The Halifax last Friday:First-time buyers numbers have totalled over 300,000 for the third successive year, growing from 312,900 in 2015 to an estimated 335,750 in 2016 (up 7.3%) – the highest level since the start of the financial cris...

Apparently, Paris Jacksons is upset about a TV film in which Michael Jackson was to be played by a white actor.I don't get it. Paris Jackson is a white actress who has been playing the role of Michael Jackson's daughter for the last 18 years, and nob...

The wrong house

on Jan 14, 2017 in: crime, Humour

Continuing my very occasional series, from The Mirror:A brave mother-of-four fought off two armed and masked men who burst into her home looking for drugs…The intruders kept asking Sophie where the crop was and appeared to be looking for cannabis p...

Putting their usual left/right spin on the same press release.The BBC:New research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has found that one in five low-paid men aged 25 to 55 now work part-time.While 95% of top-earning men normally work full-time, 20%...

From Business Insider UK:The universal basic income — a universal payment to every adult, designed to support a basic living standard regardless of whether the recipient works — has never been a broadly popular idea.Agreed.But it has become subje...

From a recent Evening Standard:Employers were today urged to offer loans to staff to cover their rental deposit as part of a campaign to help workers with soaring housing costs. Mayor Sadiq Khan announced that all parts of the City Hall group would o...