Monthly Archives: March 2012

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Inequality: insights from the blogosphere

I’ve been posting a mini-series on inequality and as always there are others around who are posting on similar themes. Here they are all in one place. Martin Charlesworth has been thinking through a critique of capitalism. First the background and then this first beginnings. Keep

A bit like Norway…

I’ve recently engaged in a series of articles about inequality. WYTM has kindly let me repost Matt Hosier’s responses as well as my own articles. This is the fifth post in the series – click here for the first, here for the second, here for the third and here for the fourth. I’ve

Funding Equality

I’ve recently engaged in a series of articles about inequality. WYTM has kindly let me repost Matt Hosier’s responses as well as my own articles. This is the fourth post in the series – click here for the first, here for the second, here for the third. Last week the Socialist

Let's try to be fair

I’ve recently engaged in a series of articles about inequality. WYTM has kindly let me repost Matt Hosier’s responses as well as my own articles. This is the third post in the series – click here for the first, here for the second. Matt posed some good questions in

Hair shirts and iPhones

I’ve recently engaged in a series of articles about inequality. WYTM has kindly let me repost Matt Hosier’s responses as well as my own articles. This is the second post in the series – click here for the first. Recently Phil posed the question, “What is

How unequal should the poor be?

Just before Christmas AW posted a thought experiment from Doug Wilson which provoked, if not quite fury, then a seething response in my lefty soul. But what was it that upset me given that D Wilson said in his magical world that his proposal ‘leaves

Inequality: Some facts

I recently posted about a series of articles I’ve written on inequality so here are a few links, notably from the always fascinating Freakonomics blog. But first start here with Foreign Policy’s ‘We’re all the 1 percent‘ which demonstrates how even the middle class are

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Post birth abortion = infanticide = murder

As you might expect this paper proposing the sightly innocuous sounding post-birth abortion is causing more than a little stir. For some early reactions read Matt Hosier, Andy Lowe, Dan Hayter, Adrian Warnock and the list will just get longer. This is a cause to be