Labour’s understandable Brexit confusion

Chris Dillow / September 25, 2017 at 12:24 PM 10 views

It’s insufficiently appreciated that political differences are due not just to different values but to differences in what people think important.  To take an obvious example, leftists are concerned about inequality whilst many free market rightists tend to be relaxed…

The intelligent state

Chris Dillow / September 23, 2017 at 12:02 PM 29 views

What’s the best way of protecting vulnerable workers? Two things I’ve seen recently poses this question. First, Daniel Pryor notes that higher minimum wages do destroy some jobs, such as those of young unskilled ones in jobs that can be…

The harm of high housing costs

Chris Dillow / September 20, 2017 at 12:06 PM 34 views

The Resolution Foundation points out that people are spending three times as much of their incomes on housing today than they were 50 years ago, and that 30-year-olds spend more of their income on housing than did their grandparents at…