so for example i see people in their 60s and 70s saying that young people should work as farm labourers instea
@rapunzellet So, for example, I see people in their 60s and 70s saying that young people should work as farm labourers instead of going to university, because then we can "send all the foreigners home ". This is shockingly bad economics, in lots of ways.
i am sick and tired of hearing ignoramuses like bernard jenkin claim that the millenium bug didn t exist it di
I am sick and tired of hearing ignoramuses like Bernard Jenkin claim that the Millenium bug didn't exist. IT DID. I worked on Y2K projects. We found bugs and we fixed them. It's because we did such a good job that people who weren't involved think there was never a problem.
if you had any understanding at all of wto rules you would know that in the event of no deal the eu would have
If you had any understanding at all of WTO rules, you would know that in the event of no deal, the EU would have no choice but to introduce the checks described in this piece. Not to do so would violate international law.
in the five years from 2012 to 2016 paid out 217 million more in dividends than it generated in cash from its
"In the five years from 2012 to 2016, #Carillion paid out £217 million more in dividends than it generated in cash from its operations." (Parliamentary briefing paper). Imaginary profits don't provide hard cash. Carillion borrowed to pay those dividends....
you did some teaching as a doctoral candidate at cambridge and some teaching as a fulbright scholar at harvard
You did some teaching as a doctoral candidate at Cambridge, and some teaching as a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard. But you have never held a university teaching post or done any significant academic research. You didn't even complete your doctorate. Universities are not schools.
i am stunned by the sheer illogicality of an immigration policy that admits high skill immigrants and bans low
I am stunned by the sheer illogicality of an immigration policy that admits high-skill immigrants and bans low-skill ones. Why does Govt assume that the British workforce has an unlimited supply of low-skilled people? That is a hefty indictment of British training & education.
i am quite proud of this three years ago i wrote this post arguing that harsh austerity policies in germany du
I am quite proud of this. Three years ago, I wrote this post arguing that harsh austerity policies in Germany during the Depression directly caused Hitler's rise to power: New academic paper supports my argument: