Tag Archives: capitalism

Driving without brakes

Free-market capitalism is undoubtedly the engine of choice for powering the world economy (and money is the fuel that it runs on). This was the inescapable conclusion to be drawn from the collapse of communism and the great ideological argument … Continue reading

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It hurts so good?

Is austerity the solution? Or is it the problem? Should we be looking to stimulate growth as well? Or instead? By now, as one political mantra drowns out another, it’s clear that governments are whistling in the wind when it … Continue reading

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Like moths to a flame

Phony populism is rife in UK politics at the moment. Everyone is playing to the gallery. Our prime minister is nothing more than an impression of the last person to sit on him. Party leaders and senior politicians flit around like … Continue reading

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Plutocracy and hypocrisy

We live in a world where the vast majority of businesses espouses the free market mantra advocated by economists such as Milton Friedman. The Nobel laureate championed the idea that ethics in marketing should be confined to maximising profit for the … Continue reading

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