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On American Healthcare – A Response to Peter Tutykhin

I am writing to address the response by Peter Tutykhin on August 5th to my article on the current state of the American healthcare...

Healthcare as a Human Right: a Response to Chris Sacchim

On July 19th, an article by Chris Sacchim was published here titled “On American Healthcare – ‘Healthcare is Not a Human Right’”. As that...

The Problem with the Minimum Wage

People who believe that a higher minimum wage will increase the quality of life of workers as a whole, are misinformed on simple economics. Not...

The Weekly Roundup – 10th June 2018

This week, our contributors have written on Crypto Ratings, immigration, Birmingham's Pride parade, the US Constitution, UK Prime Minister Theresa May's customs 'backstop' and...

The Weekly Roundup – 3rd June 2018

UK: Wales announced this week that it is extending its smoking ban, making it illegal to smoke in outdoor school spaces, playgrounds and hospital grounds. The purpose of...

Liam Fox Claims Trump’s Tarrifs ‘Illegal’

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has claimed that US tarrifs on steel and aluminium from Europe are ‘illegal’ and will be detrimental not only...

The Weekly Roundup – 27th May 2018

UK: This week, Jake Scott, editor of The Mallard, wrote on the effect on the UK of the sugar tax. You can read this here. US: On...

The Weekly Roundup – 6th May 2018

UK: Sajid Javid was appointed the new Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday following her mismanagement of the Windrush Generation Scandal. Shortly after this,...

The Weekly Roundup – 29th April 2018

UK: On Monday, Downing Street insisted that the UK 'will not be staying in the customs union or joining a customs union' after Brexit, despite...

The Weekly Roundup – 22nd April 2018

UK: A government document has shown that mass migration over the last 25 years has 'led to a 21 per cent increase in house prices.’ Following...